xylonic acid

noun

xy·​lon·​ic acid
(ˈ)zī¦länik-
: an acid C4H5(OH)4COOH obtained as a syrup by oxidizing xylose

Word History

Etymology

International Scientific Vocabulary xyl- + -onic

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“Xylonic acid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/xylonic%20acid. Accessed 22 May. 2024.

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