Now updated for CSW19. New words, if any, and new inflections of existing words, are shown in red.
|as in abscisic acid.
|as in acetic acid, a diluted form of which is vinegar.
|denoting the carboxylic acid RCO- > ACYLS.
|as in adenylic acid, a type of nucleotide.
|of fat, only in adipic acid.
|of or pertaining to ALDEHYDE; as, aldehydic acid.
|as in alginic acid, an acid obtained from certain seaweeds.
|as in aminoacetic acid, another name for glycine..
|of or derived from ANISE; as, anisic acid.
|as in anthranilic acid, an aromatic acid.
|concentrated nitric acid, used for etching > AQUAFORTISES.
|as in arachidonic acid, an unsaturated fatty acid occurring in animal cells.
|antiscorbutic, as in ascorbic acid, vitamin C.
|nitrous; as in azotous acid.
|applied to an acid got from malonic acid and urea, a source of important sedatives.
|as in benzoic acid, an acid found in benzoin and other gums.
|of or relating to borax or boron, as in boracic acid; (coll.) skint.
|as in boric acid, an acid obtained from borax.
|as in bromic acid, an acid obtained from bromine.
|as in butanoic or butyric acid, an acid found in butter.
|applied to a type of fatty acid, found in butter and having a goatlike smell.
|applied to a second type of fatty acid, found in butter and having a goatlike smell.
|applied to a third type of fatty acid, found in butter and having a goatlike smell.
|applied to a third type of fatty acid, found in butter and having a goatlike smell.
|pertaining to an acid so called.
|phenol > CARBOLICS. [L. carbo, coal + oleum, oil].
|as in caseic acid, an acid found in cheese.
|one of the tannic acids, extracted from CATECHU as a white, crystalline substance.
|as in cerotic acid, an acid found in beeswax and certain fats.
|as in cevitamic acid, another name for ascorbic acid.
|as in chloric acid, an acid derived from chlorine.
|relating to bile, as in cholic acid, an acid found in bile.
|as in citric acid, an acid derived from citrus fruits.
|as in cresylic acid, an acid found in CRESOL, a compound found in tar and creosote.
|as in crotonic acid, a colourless acid.
|of or belonging to cyanogen, as in cyanic acid, an acid composed of cyanogen, oxygen and hydrogen.
|as in cyanuric acid.
|as in cyclamic acid.
|as in cytidylic acid, a nucleotide that is found in DNA.
|as in decanoic acid.
|as in dioxonitric acid, the systematic name of nitrous acid.
|as in dithionic acid.
|as in dithionous acid.
|as in dodecanoic acid, a crystalline fatty acid occurring as glycerides in natural fats and oils (especially coconut oil and palm-kernel oil).
|as in domoic acid, a poisonous amino acid found in marine algae.
|pertaining to, or derived from, gallnuts or gallic acid; as, ELLAGIC acid.
|pertaining to, or derived from, ERGOT; as, ergotic acid.
|as in erucic acid, a crystalline fatty acid.
|an acid or corrosive used in etching.
|denoting a type of acid, aka acetic acid.
|of iron; containing iron in its trivalent form, as in ferric acid, a hypothetical acid.
|as in folic acid, an acid in the vitamin B complex.
|as in formic acid, an acid found in ants.
|as in fumaric acid, an acid which occurs in fumitory and other plants.
|as in fusidic acid.
|as in gallic acid, a crystalline substance present in gallnuts, tea, and various plants.
|as in gluconic acid.
|as in glucuronic acid.
|pertaining to, or derived from, GLYCOL; as in glycolic acid.
|as in guanylic acid.
|as in hexanoic acid, an insoluble oily carboxylic acid.
|as in hippuric acid, an acid obtained from the urine of horses.
|as in humic acid, an acid pertaining to, or derived from, vegetable mould.
|as in hyaluronic acid, a viscous polysaccharide with important lubricating properties, present, for example, in the synovial fluid in joints.
|an oxygen-less acid.
|as in hydrazoic acid, a colourless highly explosive liquid.
|pertaining to, or derived from, hydrogen and iodine, esp. of hydriodic acid.
|applied to an acid composed of hydrogen and chlorine, hydrogen chloride, still sometimes called MURIATIC acid.
|as in hydrocyanic acid, a deadly posion, aka PRUSSIC acid.
|as in hydrofluoric acid, a strong acid used for etching glass.
|having a lower than normal degree of acidity.
|pertaining to iodine, as applied to an acid.
|as in iopanoic acid, a compound containing iodine, opaque to X-rays and used in X-ray examination of the gall bladder.
|as in isocyanic acid, a hypothetical acid known only in the form of its compounds.
|as in itaconic acid, a white crystalline carboxylic acid.
|pertaining to, or derived from, a KETONE; as, a ketonic acid.
|as in lactic acid, that accumulates during exercise causing fatigue.
|as in lauric acid, aka DODECANOIC acid.
|as in linoleic acid, a colourless oily essential fatty acid found in linseed.
|as in linolenic acid, a colourless unsaturated fatty acid.
|as in lipoic acid, a sulphur-containing fatty acid.
|as in lysergic acid, a compound used in medicine.
|as in maleic acid, an acid of the ethylene series.
|as in malic acid, an acid obtained from apple juice.
|as in malonic acid.
|of manganese of higher valency, as in manganic acid.
|as in meconcic acid, an acid obtained from poppies.
|as in metavanadic acid, an acid of vanadium.
|a compound having one hydrogen atom replaceable by a negative or acid atom or radical.
|designating a compound having one hydrogen atom replaceable by a negative or acid atom or radical.
|as in mucic acid, a colourless crystalline solid carboxylic acid.
|as in muriatic acid, an old name for hydrochloric acid.
|as in myristic acid, a fatty acid derived from nutmegs.
|as in nalidixic acid, a synthetic compound used to treat infections of the urinary tract.
|as in naphthalic acid, an acid derived from naphthalene.
|as in neuraminic acid, a carboxylic acid which is an amino sugar.
|containing nitrogen, as in nitric acid, a strong mineral acid.
|pertaining to a class of acids.
|as in nitrous acid.
|a substance destitute of acid properties > NONACIDS.
|as in nonanoic acid, a colourless fatty acid.
|as in nucleic acid, important in genetics.
|fuming sulphuric acid > OLEUMS or OLEA.
|pertaining to, or designating, ORSEILLE, as in orsellic acid, an acid found in certain lichens.
|as in orthoboric acid, a white or colorless slightly acid.
|as in osmic acid, a supposed acid, a compound of osmium.
|as in oxalic acid, an acid obtained from wood sorrel and other plants, used for cleaning metals and as a bleaching agent.
|an acid containing oxygen.
|as in palmitic acid, a saturated fatty acid.
|as in pelargonic acid, an oily fatty acid obtained esp from the leaves of plants of the Pelargonium genus (aka NONANOIC acid).
|as in pentanoic acid.
|as in perboric acid.
|pertaining to, or designating, the highest oxygen acid (HClO4), of chlorine; aka HYPERCHLORIC.
|applied to an acid and its anhydride containing more oxygen than manganic acid and anhydride.
|containing phosphates; as in phosphatic acid.
|as in phosphonic acid, the same as phosphorous acid.
|of, relating to, or containing phosphorus, as in phosphoric or phosphorous acid, a weak acid used in soft drinks.
|pertaining to, or designating, a dibasic acid obtained by the oxidation of naphthalene and allied substances.
|pertaining to, or designating, a strong organic acid (called picric acid), intensely bitter.
|as in piperic acid, an acid obtained from piperine, an alkaloid found in black pepper.
|a compound with more than one acidic group; esp. an acid containing polymeric anions > POLYACIDS.
|as in propanoic acid, a colourless carboxylic acid.
|as in propenoic acid, a colourless carboxylic acid.
|as in propinoic acid, a former name of propanoic acid.
|as in prussic acid, another name for hydrocyanic acid, a deadly poison.
|as in pyroboric acid.
|a compound which is not an acid but which is isomeric with and transformable into an acid.
|as in pteroic acid, the original folic acid found in spinach.
|as in pyruvic acid, an organic acid, an intermediate in the metabolism of proteins and carbohydrates.
|as in quinic acid, an acid derived from cinchona bark.
|as in racemic acid, an acid obtained from a certain kind of grape.
|as in retinoic acid, , a derivative of vitamin A that is important in morphogenesis and embryo development.
|pertaining to, or designating, an acid which forms a red color with ferric salts.
|relating to castor oil, as in ricinoleic, an oily acid obtained from castor oil.
|as in salicylic acid, a bitter-tasting derivative of phenol that is used in making aspirin and dyes and as a fungicide.
|as in santalic acid, an acid obtained from sandalwood as a resinous or red crystalline dyestuff, aka SANTALIN.
|a native boric acid.
|of or like SEBUM, as in sebacic acid.
|as in selenic acid, an acid containing selenium in higher valency.
|as in selenious or selenous acid, an acid containing selenium in lowers valency.
|relating to or obtained from silica; as, silicic acid.
|as in sorbic acid, an acid obtained from the rowanberry, used in food preservation.
|as in stannic acid, an acid containing tin its its quadrivalent state..
|as in suberic acid, an acid obtained by the action of nitric acid on cork.
|as in succinic acid, an acidd derived from amber.
|as in sulphonic acid, a strong organic acid.
|as in sulphuric acid, an acid derived from sulphur.
|as in stannic acid, an acid containing tin its its quadrivalent state.
|of or containing tantalum, esp. in a higher valency, as in tantalic acid.
|as in tartaric acid, an acid derived from TARTAR.
|as in terebic acid, an acid obtained from TEREBENE.
|a substance capable of neutralizing four molecules of a monobasic acid.
|containing or derived from sulphur, as in thionic acid.
|as in thiosulfuric acid, an unstable acid known only in solutions and in the form of its salts.
|as in tiglic acid, a colourless unsaturated carboxylic acid.
|of or containing toluene, as in toluic acid.
|designating a certain thionic acid.
|as in uric acid, an acid found in urine.
|as in valeric acid, a fatty acid.
|as in valproic acid, a synthetic crystalline compound.
|to treat with sulfuric acid > VITRIOLS, VITRIOLING or VITRIOLLING, VITRIOLED or VITRIOLLED.
|relating to XENON, as in xenic acid.
|relating to xylem; designating any of six acids, derivatives of XYLENE.
|designating an acid obtained by oxidising XYLOSE.