traumatic acid


: a crystalline unsaturated dicarboxylic acid HOOC(CH2)8CH=CHCOOH that is obtained especially from the pods of green beans or by synthesis and that promotes healing of plant wounds; 2-dodec-ene-dioic acid see wound hormone

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“Traumatic acid.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Dec. 2023.

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