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dehydroacetic acid

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noun de·hy·dro·ace·tic acid \ (ˌ)dē-ˌhī-drō-ə-ˌsēt-ik- \

medical Definition of dehydroacetic acid

:a crystalline acid C8H8O4 related to pyrone and used as a fungicide, bactericide, and plasticizer

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