gentisic acid

noun
gen·​tis·​ic acid | \ jen-ˌtis-ik- How to pronounce gentisic acid (audio) , -ˌtiz- How to pronounce gentisic acid (audio) \

Medical Definition of gentisic acid

: a crystalline acid C7H6O4 used medicinally as an analgesic and diaphoretic

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“Gentisic acid.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/gentisic%20acid. Accessed 15 Aug. 2020.

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