roccellic acid

noun roc·cel·lic acid \rōˈchelik-\

Definition of roccellic acid

  1. :  a crystalline dicarboxylic acid C17H32O4 derived from succinic acid and found in various lichens (as Roccella tinctoria)

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Origin and Etymology of roccellic acid

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


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