meconic acid

noun

me·​con·​ic acid mi-ˌkän-ik- How to pronounce meconic acid (audio)
: a crystalline acid C7H4O7 obtained from opium

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“Meconic acid.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/meconic%20acid. Accessed 22 May. 2024.

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