Definition of Toluic acid

1. Noun. An isomeric acid derived from toluene.

Generic synonyms: Acid



Definition of Toluic acid

1. Noun. (organic compound) any of the three isomers - ortho-, meta- and para- methylbenzoic acid, derived from toluene ¹

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Medical Definition of Toluic acid

1. CH3C6H4COOH; Methylbenzoic acid;an oxidation product of xylene. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Toluic Acid

toluamides
toluate
toluates
toluene
toluene-3-monooxygenase
toluene-4-monooxygenase
toluene dioxygenase
toluene ortho-monooxygenase
toluenes
toluenesulfonate
toluenesulfonic acid
toluenesulfonyl
toluenyl
tolug
toluic
toluic acid (current term)
toluid
toluide
toluides
toluidide
toluidides
toluidin
toluidine
toluidine blue
toluidine blue O
toluidines
toluidins
toluids
toluol
toluole

Literary usage of Toluic acid

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1. A Manual of Elementary Chemistry, Theoretical and Practical by George Fownes (1869)
"toluic acid is precipitated by acids from the solution of its salts as a white crystalline mass, which melts at about 175° C. (347° F.), and sublimes ..."

2. A Dictionary of Chemistry and the Allied Branches of Other Sciences by Henry Watts (1869)
"The toluic acid is the purer the weaker the nitric acid, and the moro slowly the distillation is conducted ; stronger acid act« violently, ..."

3. International Catalogue of Scientific Literature by Royal Society (Great Britain). (1908)
"[A" -Tetrahydro-o-toluic acid and its oxidation ; "also its ethyl ester and the ... S. 1 A'-Tetrahydro-p-toluic acid and its ethyl ester.] London, J. Chem. ..."

4. Organic Chemistry by William Henry Perkin, Frederic Stanley Kipping (1895)
"O-C2H5 (bp 204°), a substance which is readily oxidised by potassium bichromate and sulphuric acid (p. 418), yielding m-toluic acid. The three o-, m-, ..."

5. Experimental Organic Chemistry by James Flack Norris (1915)
"Preparation of Terephthalic Acid from p-toluic acid (SECTION 476).—Dissolve 5 grams of the toluic acid prepared in experiment 203 in a solution of 3 grams ..."

6. A Dictionary of Applied Chemistry by Thomas Edward Thorpe (1912)
"Obtained by reducing 3.nitro-a-toluic acid with tin and hydrochloric acid ... Crystallises in colourless needles ; mp 120°. 4-Amino-a-toluic acid ..."

7. American Druggist (1888)
"Five volumes of water were required, indicating, according to the table above, some proportion of hydroxy-toluic acid between 14.8 and 19.8 per cent, ..."

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