Definition of stipitatic acid
: a cream-colored solid acid (HO)2C7H3OCOOH related to tropolone and formed from sugar as a metabolic product of a mold (Penicillium stipitatum); 3,6-dihydroxy-4-oxo-cyclo-hepta-triene-carboxylic acid
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Origin and Etymology of stipitatic acid
stipitatic from New Latin stipitatum (specific epithet of Penicillium stipitatum) (neuter of stipitatus stipitate) + English -ic
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