carboxylic acid

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carboxylic acid

 [kahr-bok-sil´ik]
an organic compound containing the carboxy group (-COOH), which is weakly ionized in solution forming a carboxylate ion (-COO).

car·box·yl·ic ac·id

(kar-bok'sil-ik as'id),
An organic acid with a carboxyl group. Compare: carboxyl.

carboxylic acid

[kär′bok·sil′ik as′id]
any of a group of organic acids containing the carboxyl radical M-COOH, including amino acids and fatty acids.

carboxylic acid

An organic acid with one or more functional –COOH side chains (carboyxl groups).

carboxylic acid

an organic compound containing the carboxy group (−COOH), which is weakly ionized in solution forming a carboxylate ion (−COO−).