tricarboxylic

adjective tri·car·box·yl·ic \ ˌtrī-ˌkär-ˌbäk-ˈsi-lik \

Definition of tricarboxylic

: containing three carboxyl groups in the molecule
  • tricarboxylic acid

First Known Use of tricarboxylic

1894


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