syringic acid

noun sy·rin·gic acid \sə̇ˈrinjik-\

Definition of syringic acid

  1. :  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

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Origin and Etymology of syringic acid

International Scientific Vocabulary syringin + -ic


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