glutaconic acid

noun
glut·​acon·​ic acid | \ ¦glütə¦känik- \

Definition of glutaconic acid

: a crystalline unsaturated dicarboxylic acid HOOCCH2CH=CHCOOH isomeric with citraconic acid

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History and Etymology for glutaconic acid

glutaconic probably International Scientific Vocabulary glut- (from gluten) + aconic (in aconic acid)

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“Glutaconic acid.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/glutaconic%20acid. Accessed 11 December 2019.

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