dextropimaric acid

dex·​tro·​pimaric acid | \ ¦dekstrō+...- \

Definition of dextropimaric acid

: a crystalline resin acid C19H29COOH found especially in oleoresins from pine trees

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History and Etymology for dextropimaric acid

International Scientific Vocabulary dextr- + pimaric

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“Dextropimaric acid.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 May. 2021.

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