benzoic benzoic

Definition(s):

  • (adj) containing or derived from benzoic acid or benzoin

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Usage(s):

  1. Favorites: boric acid and sulfur powders, salves of salicylic acid and benzoic acid mixed with vaseline; an ether-collodion mixture.
  2. Columbia set out to discover what happens in the body to benzoic acid, a nitrogen compound used as a food preservative.
  3. Conant developed a process for making benzoic acid, and went into business in New Jersey with two partners.

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