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dicarboxylic acid

[dahy-kahr-bok-sil-ik, -kahr-]
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noun Chemistry.
  1. any of the organic compounds that contain two carboxyl groups.
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dicarboxylic acid

noun
  1. any carboxylic acid that contains two carboxyl groups per molecule
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