carboxylic acid(redirected from Carboxy group)
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An organic acid that contains one or more carboxyl groups.
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(Elements & Compounds) any of a class of organic acids containing the carboxyl group. See also fatty acid
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|Noun||1.||carboxylic acid - an organic acid characterized by one or more carboxyl groups|
acetic acid, ethanoic acid - a colorless pungent liquid widely used in manufacturing plastics and pharmaceuticals
acid - any of various water-soluble compounds having a sour taste and capable of turning litmus red and reacting with a base to form a salt
mucic acid - a solid acid (C6H10O8) found in milk or sugar
succinic acid - a dicarboxylic acid (C4H6O4) active in metabolic processes
saccharic acid - a white dicarboxylic acid formed from oxidation of sugar or starch
sorbic acid - a white crystalline carboxylic acid used as a preservative
fatty acid - any of a class of aliphatic monocarboxylic acids that form part of a lipid molecule and can be derived from fat by hydrolysis; fatty acids are simple molecules built around a series of carbon atoms linked together in a chain of 12 to 22 carbon atoms
benzoic acid - a white crystalline solid occurring in many resins
propanoic acid, propionic acid - a liquid fatty acid found in milk and sweat and in fuel distillates
lactic acid - a clear odorless hygroscopic syrupy carboxylic acid found in sour milk and in many fruits
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