Definition of phloionic acid
: a crystalline hydroxy acid [−CH(OH)(CH2)7COOH]2 that is among the acidic products formed by alkaline hydrolysis of cork; 9,10-dihydroxy-octadecane-dioic acid — see suberin
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Origin and Etymology of phloionic acid
phloionic from Greek phloios bark + English -onic
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