paraconic acid


par·​aconic acid
: a white crystalline lactonic acid C4H5O2COOH isomeric with itaconic, citraconic, and mesaconic acids; the beta-carboxy derivative of butyrolactone

Word History


International Scientific Vocabulary para- entry 1 + aconic

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