thenoic acid

noun
the·​no·​ic acid | \ thə̇ˈnōik- \

Definition of thenoic acid

: either of two isomeric crystalline acids C4H3SCOOH made from thiophene; thiophene-carboxylic acid

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History and Etymology for thenoic acid

thiophene + -o- + -ic

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“Thenoic acid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/thenoic%20acid. Accessed 24 Sep. 2021.

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