tetrolic acid

noun
te·​trolic acid | \ te‧ˈträlik-, -trōl- \

Definition of tetrolic acid

: a crystalline acetylenic acid CH3C≡CCOOH obtained synthetically; methyl-propiolic acid

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History and Etymology for tetrolic acid

International Scientific Vocabulary tetra- + -ol + -ic

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“Tetrolic acid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tetrolic%20acid. Accessed 4 Jul. 2022.

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