isatoic anhydride

noun
isa·​to·​ic anhydride | \ ¦īsə¦tōik- \

Definition of isatoic anhydride

: a high-melting dicarboxylic acid anhydride C8H5NO3 made by oxidation of isatin or by reaction of anthranilic acid with phosgene

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History and Etymology for isatoic anhydride

isatoic International Scientific Vocabulary isatin + -o- + -ic

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“Isatoic anhydride.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/isatoic%20anhydride. Accessed 8 Aug. 2020.

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