sinapic acid

noun si·nap·ic acid \ sə̇ˈnapik- \

Definition of sinapic acid

:a yellow crystalline phenolic unsaturated acid HO(CH3O)2C6H2CH=CHCOOH that is related structurally both to cinnamic acid and to pyrogallol and obtained by hydrolysis of sinalbin

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Origin and Etymology of sinapic acid

International Scientific Vocabulary sinap- (in sinapine) + -ic


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