chrysophanic acid

noun

chrys·​o·​phan·​ic acid ˌkris-ə-ˌfan-ik- How to pronounce chrysophanic acid (audio)
: a yellow crystalline phenol C15H10O4 occurring especially in rhubarb and senna leaves

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“Chrysophanic acid.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/chrysophanic%20acid. Accessed 20 Jun. 2024.

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