OTHER WORDS FROM carboxylcar·box·yl·ic, adjective
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The carboxyl group constitutes another convenient starting-point for the orientation of many types of organic compounds.
When treated with alkalies, they lose their carboxyl groups and become ætioporphyrin.The Chemistry of Plant Life|Roscoe Wilfred Thatcher
Entrance of the carboxyl or sulpho groups weakens toxic action.Poisons: Their Effects and Detection|Alexander Wynter Blyth