propanedioic acid

noun

a colourless crystalline compound occurring in sugar beet. Formula: C 3 H 4 O 4,CH 2 (COOH) 2Also called: malonic acid

Nearby words

  1. propagator,
  2. propagule,
  3. propagulum,
  4. propane,
  5. propanedioic,
  6. propanil,
  7. propanoic acid,
  8. propanol,
  9. propantheline bromide,
  10. proparoxytone

Word Origin for propanedioic acid

C20: from propane + di- 1 + -o- + -ic

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