dihydroxymaleic acid

dihydroxymaleic acid

[¦dī‚hī¦dräk·sē‚mə′lā·ik ′as·əd]
(organic chemistry)
C4H4O6 Crystals soluble in alcohol; used in the detection of titanium and fluorides.
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