Meaning of DEHYDROACETIC ACID in English

dē|hīdrō+...- noun

also de·hy·dra·cetic acid -dr+...-

Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary dehydr- + acetic

: a crystalline acid C 8 H 8 O 4 related to pyrone, obtained especially by heating ethyl acetoacetate, and used as a fungicide, bactericide, and plasticizer

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