propanedioic acid


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propanedioic acid

(ˌprəʊpeɪndaɪˈəʊɪk)
n
(Elements & Compounds) a colourless crystalline compound occurring in sugar beet. Formula: C3H4O4,CH2(COOH)2. Also called: malonic acid
[C20: from propane + di-1 + -o- + -ic]
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