pivalic acid

noun
pi·​val·​ic acid | \ pī-ˌval-ik- How to pronounce pivalic acid (audio) \

Medical Definition of pivalic acid

: a crystalline acid (CH3)3CCOOH isomeric with normal valeric acid

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“Pivalic acid.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/pivalic%20acid. Accessed 27 May. 2020.

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