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puberulic acid

noun pu·ber·u·lic acid \ pyü-ˌber-yə-lik- \

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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