pyromeconic acid

noun py·ro·meconic acid \¦pī(ˌ)rō+...-\

Definition of pyromeconic acid

  1. :  a crystalline acid C5H4O3 formed by heating meconic acid or comenic acid; 3-hydroxy-4-pyrone

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Origin and Etymology of pyromeconic acid

pyromeconic International Scientific Vocabulary pyr- + meconic (acid); originally formed as French pyroméconique


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