Definition of chelidonic acid
: a crystalline acid C7H4O6 occurring combined in celandine sap and in white hellebore roots; 4-pyrone-2,6-dicarboxylic acid
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Origin and Etymology of chelidonic acid
International Scientific Vocabulary chelidonic (from Greek chelidonion celandine + International Scientific Vocabulary -ic) + acid; originally formed as German chelidonsäure
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