benzoic acid


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ben·zo·ic acid

 (bĕn-zō′ĭk)
n.
An aromatic white crystalline acid, C7H6O2, used as a food preservative and in dentifrices, germicides, and the manufacturing and processing of dyes.

[From benzoin.]

benzoic acid

n
(Elements & Compounds) a white crystalline solid occurring in many natural resins, used in the manufacture of benzoates, plasticizers, and dyes and as a food preservative (E210). Formula: C6H5COOH. Systematic name: benzenecarboxylic acid

benzo′ic ac′id


n.
a white, crystalline, slightly water-soluble powder, C7H6O2, used chiefly as a preservative, in the synthesis of dyes, and in medicine as a germicide.
[1785–95; benzo (in 1) + -ic]

ben·zo·ic acid

(bĕn-zō′ĭk)
An aromatic, white, crystalline acid, C7H6O2, used in preserving food, as a cosmetic, and in medicine.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.benzoic acid - a white crystalline solid occurring in many resins
carboxylic acid - an organic acid characterized by one or more carboxyl groups
Translations
bentsoehappo
acide benzoïque
benzoesav
asam benzoat
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