reserpic acid

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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“Reserpic acid.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Nov. 2020.

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