tartramic acid

tar·​tram·​ic acid | \ (ˈ)tär‧¦tramik-\

Definition of tartramic acid

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

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History and Etymology for tartramic acid

International Scientific Vocabulary tartr- + -am + -ic

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