Definition of polyporic acid in English:

polyporic acid

noun

Biochemistry
  • A bronze-coloured crystalline solid, C₁₈H₁₂O₄, which is a colouring matter found in certain fungi and lichens, and was first isolated from a fungus of the genus Polyporus; 3,6-dihydroxy-2,5-diphenyl-p-benzoquinone.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Journal of the Chemical Society.