thujic acid

thu·​jic acid | \ ˈth(y)üjik- \

Definition of thujic acid

: a crystalline unsaturated acid C9H11COOH containing a 7-membered ring and found in the heartwood of the western red cedar

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History and Etymology for thujic acid

New Latin Thuja + English -ic

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“Thujic acid.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Aug. 2020.

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