diglycolic acid

noun di·glycolic acid \(¦)dī+...-\
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diglycollic acid

\(¦)dī+...-\

Definition of diglycolic acid

  1. :  a crystalline dicarboxylic acid O(CH2COOH)2 regarded as the ether of glycolic acid, formed from a salt of chloroacetic acid by reaction with calcium hydroxide, and used in making plasticizers and resins

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Origin and Etymology of diglycolic acid

International Scientific Vocabulary di- + glycolic, glycollic


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