Meaning of prehnitic acid in English:

prehnitic acid

noun

Chemistry
  • A colourless, crystalline aromatic acid produced especially by the oxidation of natural hydrocarbons.

    Systematic name: 1,2,3,4-benzenetetracarboxylic acid, C₆H₂(COOH)₄.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Journal of the Chemical Society.