fumaric acid


fu·mar·ic acid

noun \fy-ˈmer-ik-, -ˈma-rik-\

Definition of FUMARIC ACID

:  a crystalline acid C4H4O4 found in various plants or made synthetically

Origin of FUMARIC ACID

International Scientific Vocabulary, from New Latin Fumaria, genus of herbs, from Late Latin, fumitory, from Latin fumus
First Known Use: circa 1864

fu·mar·ic acid

noun \fy-ˌmar-ik-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of FUMARIC ACID

: a crystalline acid C4H4O4 formed from succinic acid as an intermediate in the Krebs cycle

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