oxanilic acid

noun
ox·​a·​nil·​ic acid | \ ¦äksə¦nilik- \

Definition of oxanilic acid

: a crystalline acid C6H5NHCOCOOH obtained by heating oxalic acid with aniline; phenyl-oxamic acid

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History and Etymology for oxanilic acid

International Scientific Vocabulary ox- entry 2 + anilic

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“Oxanilic acid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/oxanilic%20acid. Accessed 21 Sep. 2021.

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