fulgenic acid

noun
ful·​gen·​ic acid | \ (ˈ)fu̇¦l¦jenik-, ¦fə| \

Definition of fulgenic acid

: a dicarboxylic acid [CH2=C(COOH)−]2 known in the form of derivatives

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History and Etymology for fulgenic acid

fulgenic from German fulgen- (from Latin fulgens fulgent) + English -ic

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“Fulgenic acid.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fulgenic%20acid. Accessed 11 December 2019.

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