glutaric acid

noun
glu·​tar·​ic acid | \ glü-ˈter-ik- How to pronounce glutaric acid (audio) , -ˈta-rik-\

Definition of glutaric acid

: a crystalline acid C5H8O4 used especially in organic synthesis

First Known Use of glutaric acid

circa 1885, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for glutaric acid

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

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glutaric acid

noun
glu·​tar·​ic acid | \ glü-ˌtar-ik- How to pronounce glutaric acid (audio) \

Medical Definition of glutaric acid

: a crystalline acid C5H8O4 used especially in organic synthesis

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