dicarboxylic

adjective di·car·box·yl·ic \ ˌdī-ˌkär-ˌbäk-ˈsi-lik \

Definition of dicarboxylic

: containing two carboxyl groups in the molecule
  • dicarboxylic acids

First Known Use of dicarboxylic

circa 1890


Medical Dictionary

dicarboxylic

adjective di·car·box·yl·ic \ ˌdī-ˌkär-ˌbäk-ˈsil-ik \

medical Definition of dicarboxylic

: containing two carboxyl groups in the molecule

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