orthoformic acid

noun or·tho·for·mic acid \¦ȯrthə¦fȯrmik-\

Definition of orthoformic acid

  1. :  a hypothetical acid HC(OH)3 known in the form of its esters

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Origin and Etymology of orthoformic acid

International Scientific Vocabulary orth- + -form + -ic

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feeling or affected by lethargy

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