comenic acid


co·​men·​ic acid
: a yellow crystalline acid, C5H3O3COOH formed from meconic acid; 5-hydroxy-1,4-pyrone-2-carboxylic acid

Word History


International Scientific Vocabulary comenic (anagram of meconic) + acid

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“Comenic acid.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Dec. 2023.

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