quinaldic acid

noun

quin·​al·​dic acid
(ˈ)kwi¦naldik-
variants or quinaldinic acid
¦kwiˌnal¦dinik-
: a crystalline acid C9H6NCOOH obtained especially by oxidation of quinaldine and used in chemical analysis; 2-quinoline-carboxylic acid

Word History

Etymology

International Scientific Vocabulary quinaldine + -ic

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“Quinaldic acid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/quinaldic%20acid. Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

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