suc·​ci·​nate | \ ˈsək-sə-ˌnāt How to pronounce succinate (audio) \

Definition of succinate

: a salt or ester of succinic acid

Examples of succinate in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Experts still aren’t totally sure how the combination works, but there’s enough evidence behind it that vitamin B6 and doxylamine succinate are the active ingredients in prescription morning sickness drugs Diclegis and Bonjesta. Cassie Shortsleeve, SELF, "7 Ways to Feel Better in Your First Trimester From People Who Have Been There," 31 May 2019 Bonjesta contains doxylamine succinate (an antihistamine found in over-the-counter sleep aids) and pyridoxine hydrochloride (the chemical name for a form of vitamin B6), which are the same active ingredients found in Diclegis. Korin Miller, SELF, "What to Know About Bonjesta, the Morning Sickness Drug Kim Kardashian Is Posting About on Instagram," 28 June 2018

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First Known Use of succinate

1789, in the meaning defined above

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“Succinate.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Jan. 2021.

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suc·​ci·​nate | \ ˈsək-sə-ˌnāt How to pronounce succinate (audio) \

Medical Definition of succinate

: a salt or ester of succinic acid

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