nipecotic acid


nip·​e·​cot·​ic acid
: a crystalline heterocyclic amino acid HNC5H9COOH obtained by hydrogenation of nicotinic acid; 3-piperidine-carboxylic acid

Word History


International Scientific Vocabulary, probably blend of nicotinic and piperidine

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“Nipecotic acid.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 May. 2024.

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