diglycolic-acid

diglycolic acid

[dahy-glahy-kol-ik, dahy-]
noun Chemistry.
a white, crystalline, water-soluble solid, C 4 H 6 O 5 , used chiefly in the manufacture of resins and plasticizers.
Also, diglycollic acid.


Origin:
1870–75; di-1 + glycolic

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