protocatechuic acid

noun
pro·​to·​cate·​chu·​ic acid | \ ˌprōt-ō-ˌkat-ə-ˌkyü-ik-, -ˌchü- How to pronounce protocatechuic acid (audio) \

Medical Definition of protocatechuic acid

: a crystalline acid C7H6O4 produced from various resins and found in combination in many plant products

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“Protocatechuic acid.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/protocatechuic%20acid. Accessed 27 Nov. 2021.

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