cresotic acid

noun
cre·​sot·​ic acid | \krə̇ˈsätik-\

Definition of cresotic acid 

: any of 10 isomeric acids CH3C6H3(OH)COOH derived from the cresols; hydroxy-toluic acid

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History and Etymology for cresotic acid

International Scientific Vocabulary cresotic (from cresot-—probably irregular from creosote—+ -ic) + acid

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