angelic acid

noun

an·​gel·​ic acid (ˌ)an-ˌjel-ik- How to pronounce angelic acid (audio)
: an unsaturated crystalline acid C5H8O2 that occurs as an ester especially in angelica root and together with tiglic acid in oil from a European chamomile (Chamaemelum nobile)

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“Angelic acid.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/angelic%20acid. Accessed 20 Jul. 2024.

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