<chemistry> Of, pertaining to, or designating, a tribasic acid, C6H3.(CO2)3, of the aromatic series, obtained, by the oxidation of mesitylene, as a white crystalline substance.

Alternative forms: trimesic.

Origin: Pref. Tri- + mesitylene + -ic.

(01 Mar 1998)

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