toluic acid[tō lo̵̅o̅′ik, täl′yo̵̅o̅ ik]
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any of four isomeric acids, CHCHCOOH, carboxyl derivatives of toluene, used in the manufacture of various resins, in organic synthesis, etc.
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Any of three isomeric acids, C8H8O2, derived from toluene.
Origin: tolu(ene) + -ic.