Oxybenzoic

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Oxybenzoic (Chem) Hydroxybenzoic; pertaining to, or designating, any one of several hydroxyl derivatives of benzonic acid, of which the commonest is salicylic acid.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • oxybenzoic Noting benzoic acid in which hydroxyl takes the place of a hydrogen atom.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Oxy-, + benzoic,