pyroracemic acid

[ pahy-roh-rey-see-mik, -sem-ik, -roh-ruh-, pahy-roh- ]
/ ˈpaɪ roʊ reɪˈsi mɪk, -ˈsɛm ɪk, -roʊ rə-, ˌpaɪ roʊ- /

noun Chemistry.

Origin of pyroracemic acid

First recorded in 1830–40; pyro- + racemic acid
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