syringic acid


sy·​rin·​gic acid
: a crystalline phenolic acid HO(CH3O)2C6H2COOH obtained by decomposition especially of syringin and prepared by acid hydrolysis of the trimethyl ether of gallic acid

Word History


International Scientific Vocabulary syringin + -ic

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“Syringic acid.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Jun. 2024.

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