crotonic acid

noun
cro·​ton·​ic acid | \ (ˌ)krō-ˌtän-ik- How to pronounce crotonic acid (audio) \

Medical Definition of crotonic acid

: an unsaturated aliphatic acid C4H6O2 that occurs in croton oil

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“Crotonic acid.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/crotonic%20acid. Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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