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malonic acid

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noun ma·lo·nic acid \mə-ˈlōn-ik-, -ˈlän-\

Medical Definition of malonic acid

  1. :  a crystalline dicarboxylic acid CH2(COOH)2 used especially in the form of its diethyl ester in organic synthesis (as of barbiturates and vitamins of the B complex)

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