cinchomeronic acid


cin·​cho·​me·​ron·​ic acid
: a colorless crystalline acid C5H3N(COOH)2 made by oxidizing cinchonine, quinine, or isoquinoline; 3,4-pyridine-dicarboxylic acid

Word History


International Scientific Vocabulary cinchomeronic (from cinchonine + mer- + -onic) + acid; originally formed as German cinchomeronsäure

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“Cinchomeronic acid.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 10 Dec. 2023.

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