glutaric acid

noun glu·tar·ic acid \ glü-ˈter-ik- , -ˈta-rik- \

Definition of glutaric acid

: a crystalline acid C5H8O4 used especially in organic synthesis

Origin and Etymology of glutaric acid

probably from gluten + -aric (as in tartaric acid)


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glutaric acid

noun glu·tar·ic acid \ glü-ˌtar-ik- \

medical Definition of glutaric acid

: a crystalline acid C5H8O4 used especially in organic synthesis

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