dehydroacetic acid

noun

de·​hy·​dro·​ace·​tic acid (ˌ)dē-ˌhī-drō-ə-ˌsēt-ik- How to pronounce dehydroacetic acid (audio)
: a crystalline acid C8H8O4 related to pyrone and used as a fungicide, bactericide, and plasticizer

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“Dehydroacetic acid.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/dehydroacetic%20acid. Accessed 8 Jun. 2023.

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