-CO2H
carboxylic car`box*yl"ic (k[aum]r`b[o^]ks*[i^]l"[i^]k), adj. (Chem.) of or pertaining to the {carboxyl group}; having a carboxyl group (written {-COOH}, {-CO2H} or {-CO.OH}); as, carboxylic acids are weakly acidic.

Syn: carboxyl. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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