agaric acid


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agaric acid

[ə′gar·ik ′as·əd]
(organic chemistry)
C19H36(OH)(COOH)3 An acid with melting point 141°C; soluble in water, insoluble in benzene; used as an irritant. Also known as agaricin.
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