pyrenic acid


py·​renic acid
: a yellow crystalline tricyclic keto dicarboxylic acid C13H6O(COOH)2 formed by the oxidation of pyrene

Word History


pyrenic International Scientific Vocabulary pyrene + -ic

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“Pyrenic acid.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Jun. 2024.

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