Terpenylic

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terpenylic

(Science: chemistry) Of, pertaining to, or designating, an acid, C8H12O4 (called also terpentic acid), homologous with terebic acid, and obtained as a white crystalline substance by the oxidation of oil of turpentine with chromic acid.

Origin: Terpene _ -yl _ -ic.