chrysanisic acid

chrys·​anisic acid | \ ¦kris+...- \

Definition of chrysanisic acid

: a golden yellow crystalline acid C6H2(NO2)2(NH2)CO2H obtained indirectly from anisic acid and used in preparing some dyes

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History and Etymology for chrysanisic acid

International Scientific Vocabulary chrys- + anisic; originally formed as French chrysanisique

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“Chrysanisic acid.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Oct. 2021.

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