organic acid n.
Any of various acids containing one or more carbon-containing radicals.
One of its constituents is the organic acid called succinic acid.
Chemically, carmine is a compound of carminic acid with alumina, lime and some organic acid.
An organic acid, obtained by oxidizing many organic substances, and found in the red ant.
The air dissolves at the same time a certain amount of organic acid and resinous products which the hide has absorbed.
By further exposure to air the organic acid is oxidized to carbonic acid, and hydrated oxide of iron remains.
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An acid that is an organic compound, especially a carboxylic acid.