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phthalic acid

n.
The colorless crystalline ortho-isomer of benzene dicarboxylic acid, C8H6O2, used in the synthesis of dyes, perfumes, and other organic compounds.
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phthalic acid

(ˈθælɪk; ˈfθæl-)
n
(Elements & Compounds) a soluble colourless crystalline acid used in the synthesis of dyes and perfumes; 1,2-benzenedicarboxylic acid. Formula: C6H4(COOH)2
[C19 phthalic, from phthal- (see phthalein) +-ic]
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phthal′ic ac′id


n.
any of three colorless, crystalline, isomeric acids having the formula C8H6O4, used chiefly in the manufacture of dyes, medicine, and perfume.
[1855–60]
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Noun1.phthalic acid - a colorless acid used to make dyes and perfumes
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
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Phthalimides and their N-substituted derivatives belongs to the imide ring containing heterocyclic class of compounds which possess extensive biological activities [2].
Triazoles, strobilurins, dithiocarbamates, phthalimides, and benzimidazoles are commonly used fungicides.
Modification of flower sex and acid phosphatase activity by phthalimides in female plants of Morgus nigra L.
Mitsunobu transformation of alcohols into the phthalimides was interfered by the nucleophilic pyridine nitrogen.
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Resulting amines 14-18 were prepared via appropriate phthalimides 9-13 according to Reznik et al.