dicarboxylic acid

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dicarboxylic acid

 [di-kahr-bok-sil´ik]
any of various organic acids that contain two carboxyl groups, such as oxalic acid and tartaric acid.
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dicarboxylic acid

an organic acid containing two carboxyl (- COOH) groups.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005