glycolide definition

  • noun:
    • A lactone formed from two particles of glycolic acid; any by-product with this compound
    • A white amorphous dust, C4H4O, acquired by heating and dehydrating glycolic acid.
    • A lactone created from two molecules of glycolic acid; any by-product with this mixture
    • A white amorphous powder, C4H4O, acquired by warming and dehydrating glycolic acid.

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