|malonic acid (məˈləʊnɪk, -ˈlɒn-)|
|another name for propanedioic acid|
|[C19: from French malonique, altered form of malique; see |
|an arrangement of five objects, as trees, in a square or rectangle, one at each corner and one in the middle.|
|a scrap or morsel of food left at a meal.|
malonic acid ma·lo·nic acid (mə-lō'nĭk, -lŏn'ik)
A white crystalline dicarboxylic acid derived from malic acid and used in the manufacture of barbiturates.
|malonic acid (mə-lō'nĭk, -lŏn'ĭk) Pronunciation Key
A white crystalline acid derived from malic acid and used in making barbiturates. Chemical formula: C3H4O4.