chromotropic acid

noun
variants: less commonly

chromotrope acid

Definition of chromotropic acid

  1. :  a colorless crystalline acid C10H4(OH)2(SO3H)2 used as a dye intermediate and as an analytical reagent

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Origin and Etymology of chromotropic acid

International Scientific Vocabulary chromotropic, chromotrope (from chrom- + -tropic, -trope) + acid; originally formed as German chromotropsäure


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