pyromeconic acid


py·​ro·​meconic acid
: a crystalline acid C5H4O3 formed by heating meconic acid or comenic acid; 3-hydroxy-4-pyrone

Word History


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

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“Pyromeconic acid.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

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