What does carboxylic mean?

carboxylic meaning in General Dictionary

of or regarding the carboxyl group having a carboxyl group written COOH CO2H or COOH as carboxylic acids are weakly acidic

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  • concerning or containing the carboxyl group or carboxyl radical

Sentence Examples with the word carboxylic

On oxidation with chromic or nitric acids, or potassium permanganate, it yields nicotinic acid or (3-pyridine carboxylic acid, C 5 H 4 N CO 2 H; alkaline potassium ferricyanide gives nicotyrine, C10H10N2, and hydrogen peroxide oxynicotine, C10H14N20.

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