paraconic acid

noun par·aconic acid \¦par+...-\

Definition of paraconic acid

  1. :  a white crystalline lactonic acid C4H5O2COOH isomeric with itaconic, citraconic, and mesaconic acids; the beta-carboxy derivative of butyrolactone

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Origin and Etymology of paraconic acid

International Scientific Vocabulary 1para- + aconic


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