tubaic acid

tu·​ba·​ic acid | \ tüˈbāik- \

Definition of tubaic acid

: a crystalline phenolic acid C3H5C8H5O(OH)COOH derived from coumaran and formed from rotenone by cleavage with strong alkali

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International Scientific Vocabulary tuba entry 3 + -ic

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“Tubaic acid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tubaic%20acid. Accessed 11 Aug. 2020.

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