pyroterebic acid

py·​ro·​terebic acid | \ ¦pī(ˌ)rō+...-\

Definition of pyroterebic acid

: a liquid unsaturated acid (CH3)2C=CHCH2COOH obtained by pyrolysis of terebic acid; 4-methyl-3-penten-oic acid

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International Scientific Vocabulary pyr- + terebic

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