protocatechuic acid

noun

pro·​to·​cate·​chu·​ic acid ˌprōt-ō-ˌkat-ə-ˌkyü-ik-, -ˌchü- How to pronounce protocatechuic acid (audio)
: 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 22 Jun. 2024.

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