Synonyms of 'acid: Types of acid'
amino acidany of a group of organic compounds containing one or more amino groups, -NH2, and one or more carboxyl groups, -COOH. The alpha-amino acids RCH(NH2)COOH (where R is either hydrogen or an organic group) are the component molecules of proteins; some can be synthesized in the body (nonessential amino acids) and others cannot and are thus essential components of the diet (essential amino acids) carboxylic acidany of a class of organic acids containing the carboxyl group dibasic(of an acid, such as sulphuric acid, H2SO4) containing two acidic hydrogen atoms. dicarboxylic acidany carboxylic acid that contains two carboxyl groups per molecule fatty acidany of a class of aliphatic carboxylic acids, such as palmitic acid, stearic acid, and oleic acid, that form part of a lipid molecule iodic acida colourless or pale yellow soluble crystalline substance that forms acidic aqueous solutions. Used as a reagent and disinfectant. Formula: HIO3mineral acidnucleic acidany of a group of complex compounds with a high molecular weight that are vital constituents of all living cells. periodic acidany of various oxyacids of iodine containing a greater proportion of oxygen than iodic acid and differing from each other in water content, esp either of the crystalline compounds HIO4 (metaperiodic acid) and H5IO6 (paraperiodic acid) polycarboxylic acida type of carboxylic acid containing two or more carboxyl groups ▷ See acid
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