tartramic acid


tar·​tram·​ic acid
: a syrupy acid HOOC(CHOH)2CONH2 made by the action of aqueous ammonia on a tartaric ester : the half amide of tartaric acid

Word History


International Scientific Vocabulary tartr- + -am + -ic

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“Tartramic acid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tartramic%20acid. Accessed 19 Jul. 2024.

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