hemimellitic acid

hemi·mellitic acid

Definition of hemimellitic acid 

: a crystalline acid C6H3(COOH)3 derived from benzene and having half as many carboxyl groups as mellitic acid; 1,2,3-benzene-tricarboxylic acid

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History and Etymology for hemimellitic acid

International Scientific Vocabulary hemi- entry 1 + mellitic

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