puberulic acid

noun
pu·​ber·​u·​lic acid | \ pyü-ˌber-yə-lik- How to pronounce puberulic acid (audio) \

Medical Definition of puberulic acid

: a crystalline cyclic keto acid C8H6O6 that is a metabolic product of several molds of the genus Penicillium and that exhibits some germicidal activity against gram-positive bacteria

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