pulvinic acid


pul·​vin·​ic acid
: an orange crystalline lactonic acid (C17H11O3)COOH obtained from lichens and by hydrolysis of vulpinic acid

Word History


International Scientific Vocabulary, blend of pulvic and -in

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“Pulvinic acid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pulvinic%20acid. Accessed 19 Apr. 2024.

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