levopimaric acid

noun
le·​vo·​pimaric acid

Definition of levopimaric acid

: a crystalline levorotatory resin acid C19H29COOH occurring especially in oleoresins from pine trees and isomerizing readily to abietic acid on heating or treatment with acids

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History and Etymology for levopimaric acid

levopimaric International Scientific Vocabulary lev- + pimaric (in pimaric acid)

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“Levopimaric acid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/levopimaric%20acid. Accessed 8 Aug. 2022.

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