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
Medical Definition of fumaric acid
: a crystalline acid C4H4O4 formed from succinic acid as an intermediate in the Krebs cycle
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