nipecotic acid

nip·​e·​cot·​ic acid | \ ¦nipə¦kätik- \

Definition of nipecotic acid

: a crystalline heterocyclic amino acid HNC5H9COOH obtained by hydrogenation of nicotinic acid; 3-piperidine-carboxylic acid

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History and Etymology for nipecotic acid

International Scientific Vocabulary, probably blend of nicotinic and piperidine

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“Nipecotic acid.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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