phenylacetic acid


phe·​nyl·​ace·​tic acid ˌfen-ᵊl-ə-ˌsēt-ik-, ˌfēn- How to pronounce phenylacetic acid (audio)
: a crystalline acid C8H8O2 used chiefly in the manufacture of penicillin

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“Phenylacetic acid.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Sep. 2023.

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