pinonic acid

noun pi·non·ic acid \pə̇ˈnänik-\

Definition of pinonic acid

  1. :  a crystalline keto acid CH3COC6H10CH2COOH derived from dimethyl-cyclobutane and obtained by oxidation of alpha-pinene

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Origin and Etymology of pinonic acid

pinonic International Scientific Vocabulary pin- (from pinene) + -one + -ic

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