organic acid

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or·gan·ic ac·id

an acid made up of molecules containing organic radicals; for example, acetic acid, citric acid, which contain the ionizable -COOH group.

or·gan·ic ac·id

(ōr-gan'ik as'id)
An acid composed of molecules containing organic radicals; e.g., acetic acid, citric acid, which contain the ionizable -COOH group.

organic acid

An acid containing the carboxyl radical, –COOH. Organic acids include acetic acid, formic acid, lactic acid, and all fatty acids.
See also: acid