picramic acid

noun
pic·​ram·​ic acid | \ pi-ˌkram-ik- How to pronounce picramic acid (audio) \

Medical Definition of picramic acid

: a red crystalline acid C6H5N3O5 obtained by reducing picric acid and used chiefly in making azo dyes

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“Picramic acid.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/picramic%20acid. Accessed 26 Nov. 2020.

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