gentisic acid


gen·​tis·​ic acid jen-ˌtis-ik- How to pronounce gentisic acid (audio) -ˌtiz- How to pronounce gentisic acid (audio)
: a crystalline acid C7H6O4 used medicinally as an analgesic and diaphoretic

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“Gentisic acid.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 May. 2024.

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