Tetrinic
Tetrinic Te*trin"ic, a. [See {Tetra-}.] (Chem.) Of, pertaining to, or designating, a complex ketonic acid, {C5H6O3}, obtained as a white crystalline substance; -- so called because once supposed to contain a peculiar radical of four carbon atoms. Called also {acetyl-acrylic acid}. [1913 Webster]

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  • acetyl-acrylic acid — Tetrinic Te*trin ic, a. [See {Tetra }.] (Chem.) Of, pertaining to, or designating, a complex ketonic acid, {C5H6O3}, obtained as a white crystalline substance; so called because once supposed to contain a peculiar radical of four carbon atoms.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • C5H6O3 — Tetrinic Te*trin ic, a. [See {Tetra }.] (Chem.) Of, pertaining to, or designating, a complex ketonic acid, {C5H6O3}, obtained as a white crystalline substance; so called because once supposed to contain a peculiar radical of four carbon atoms.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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