truxinic acid

noun
trux·​in·​ic acid | \ ¦trək¦sinik- \

Definition of truxinic acid

: any of several crystalline stereoisomeric cyclic dicarboxylic acids (C6H5)2C4H4(COOH)2 that are isomeric with the truxillic acids and also yield cinnamic acid on distillation; 3,4-diphenyl-cyclobutane-1,2-dicarboxylic acid: such as
a : an acid obtained from beta-truxilline by hydrolysis

called also beta-truxillic acid, beta-truxinic acid

b : an acid obtained from the potassium salt of beta-truxinic acid by fusion with potassium hydroxide

called also delta-truxillic acid, delta-truxinic acid

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History and Etymology for truxinic acid

International Scientific Vocabulary truxilline + -ic

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“Truxinic acid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/truxinic%20acid. Accessed 22 May. 2022.

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