crotonic acid(redirected from Crotonyl)
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crotonic acid[krō′tän·ik ′as·əd]
C3H5COOH An unsaturated acid, with colorless, monoclinic crystals, soluble in water; used in the preparation of synthetic resins, plasticizers, and pharmaceuticals.
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