dichloroacetic acid

noun
di·​chlo·​ro·​acetic acid | \ (¦)dī¦klōrō+...- \

Definition of dichloroacetic acid

: a strong high-boiling liquid acid CHCl2COOH obtained especially by chlorination of acetic acid

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History and Etymology for dichloroacetic acid

International Scientific Vocabulary dichlor- + acetic

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“Dichloroacetic acid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dichloroacetic%20acid. Accessed 18 Jan. 2022.

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