uvitic acid

uvit·​ic acid | \ (ˈ)yü¦vitik- \

Definition of uvitic acid

: a crystalline acid CH3C6H3(COOH)2 obtained especially by partial oxidation of mesitylene; 5-methyl-isophthalic acid

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History and Etymology for uvitic acid

Latin uva grape + International Scientific Vocabulary -itic; from its being producible from tartaric acid

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“Uvitic acid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/uvitic%20acid. Accessed 10 Jul. 2020.

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