comenic acid

co·​men·​ic acid | \ (ˈkō¦menik-, -mēn- \

Definition of comenic acid

: a yellow crystalline acid, C5H3O3COOH formed from meconic acid; 5-hydroxy-1,4-pyrone-2-carboxylic acid

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History and Etymology for comenic acid

International Scientific Vocabulary comenic (anagram of meconic) + acid

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“Comenic acid.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 11 Jul. 2020.

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