paratoluic
Toluic To*lu"ic, a. (Chem.) Pertaining to, or designating, one of three metameric acids, {CH3.C6H4.CO2H}, which are related to toluene and analogous to benzoic acids. They are white crystalline substances, and are called respectively {orthotoluic} acid, {metatoluic} acid, and {paratoluic} acid. [1913 Webster]

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  • CH3C6H4CO2H — Toluic To*lu ic, a. (Chem.) Pertaining to, or designating, one of three metameric acids, {CH3.C6H4.CO2H}, which are related to toluene and analogous to benzoic acids. They are white crystalline substances, and are called respectively… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • metatoluic — Toluic To*lu ic, a. (Chem.) Pertaining to, or designating, one of three metameric acids, {CH3.C6H4.CO2H}, which are related to toluene and analogous to benzoic acids. They are white crystalline substances, and are called respectively… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • orthotoluic — Toluic To*lu ic, a. (Chem.) Pertaining to, or designating, one of three metameric acids, {CH3.C6H4.CO2H}, which are related to toluene and analogous to benzoic acids. They are white crystalline substances, and are called respectively… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Toluic — To*lu ic, a. (Chem.) Pertaining to, or designating, one of three metameric acids, {CH3.C6H4.CO2H}, which are related to toluene and analogous to benzoic acids. They are white crystalline substances, and are called respectively {orthotoluic} acid …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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