roccellic acid


roc·​cel·​lic acid
: a crystalline dicarboxylic acid C17H32O4 derived from succinic acid and found in various lichens (as Roccella tinctoria)

Word History


roccellic International Scientific Vocabulary roccell- (from New Latin Roccella) + -ic

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“Roccellic acid.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Jul. 2024.

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