fumaric acid

noun fu·mar·ic acid \ fyu̇-ˈmer-ik- , -ˈma-rik- \
|Updated on: 25 Jul 2018

Definition of fumaric acid

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

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Origin and Etymology of fumaric acid

International Scientific Vocabulary, from New Latin Fumaria, genus of herbs, from Late Latin, fumitory, from Latin fumus


Medical Dictionary

fumaric acid

noun fu·mar·ic acid \ fyu̇-ˌmar-ik- \

medical Definition of fumaric acid

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

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