quinaldic acid

quin·​al·​dic acid | \ (ˈ)kwi¦naldik-\
variants: or quinaldinic acid \ ¦kwiˌnal¦dinik-​ \

Definition of quinaldic acid

: a crystalline acid C9H6NCOOH obtained especially by oxidation of quinaldine and used in chemical analysis; 2-quinoline-carboxylic acid

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History and Etymology for quinaldic acid

International Scientific Vocabulary quinaldine + -ic

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