umbellic acid


: an acid C6H3(OH)2CH=CHCO2H formed as a yellow powder by hydrolysis of umbelliferone; 2,4-dihydroxy-cinnamic acid

Word History


umbellic from umbell- (in umbelliferone) + -ic

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“Umbellic acid.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 Jun. 2023.

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