reserpic acid

noun
re·​ser·​pic acid | \rə̇ˈs|ərpik-, rēˈ-, -ˈz|\

Definition of reserpic acid 

: a pentacyclic acid C21H27N2O3COOH obtained by hydrolysis of reserpine and derived from both harmine and isoquinoline

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History and Etymology for reserpic acid

International Scientific Vocabulary reserpine + -ic

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