Definition of Carboxylic acid

1. Noun. An organic acid characterized by one or more carboxyl groups.




Definition of Carboxylic acid

1. Noun. (organic chemistry) Any of a class of organic compounds containing a carboxyl functional group. ¹

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Medical Definition of Carboxylic acid

1. An organic acid containing the functional group -COOH.Structurally, the group looks like: O=C- | OH (09 Oct 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Carboxylic Acid

carboxyl group
carboxyl methyltransferase
carboxyl methyltransferases
carboxyl terminal
carboxylase
carboxylases
carboxylate
carboxylate reductase
carboxylated
carboxylates
carboxylating
carboxylation
carboxylations
carboxylesterase
carboxylic
carboxylic acid (current term)
carboxylic acid ester
carboxylic acid reductase
carboxylic acids
carboxylic ester hydrolases
carboxylmethyltransferase
carboxylmethyltransferases
carboxyls
carboxyltransferases
carboxymethyl
carboxymethyl cellulose
carboxymethyl glucose
carboxymethylated
carboxymethylation
carboxymethylcellulose

Literary usage of Carboxylic acid

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1. A Dictionary of Applied Chemistry by Thomas Edward Thorpe (1921)
"2 : 3 : ü-trihydroxy-8-methyl-a-naphthoquinone- 5-carboxylic acid, ... anthraquinone carboxylic acid (t',,H100,), needle«, melting-point above 300", ..."

2. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1879)
"For the two free carboxylic acid groups in ... As one carboxylic acid group is neutralized in forming the ..."

3. Chemical Abstracts by American Chemical Society (1916)
"... and -carboxylic acids are obtained by condensing equi-mol. parts of nitrobenzoyl chloride, and an aromatic diamino- sulfonic or -carboxylic acid in alk. ..."

4. Elements of the Comparative Anatomy of Vertebrates by Gustav Mann, Walther Löb, Henry William Frederic Lorenz, Robert Wiedersheim, William Newton Parker, Thomas Jeffery Parker, Harry Clary Jones, Sunao Tawara, Leverett White Brownell, Max Julius Louis Le Blanc, Willis Rodney Whitney, John Wesley Brown, Wi (1906)
"'The melting- point is 203-2040.1 It tastes very sweet.2 E. Fischer raised at once the question whether pyrrolidin-carboxylic acid is a primary ..."

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