organic acid(redirected from Orgranic Acid)
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organic acid[ȯr′gan·ik ′as·əd]
A chemical compound with one or more carboxyl radicals (COOH) in its structure; examples are butyric acid, CH3(CH2)2COOH, maleic acid, HOOCCHCHCOOH, and benzoic acid, C6H5COOH.
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