puberulic acid

noun

pu·​ber·​u·​lic acid pyü-ˌber-yə-lik- How to pronounce puberulic acid (audio)
: 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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“Puberulic acid.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/puberulic%20acid. Accessed 20 Jul. 2024.

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