Definition of teraconic acid
: a crystalline dicarboxylic acid C7H10O4 that is obtainable by the distillation of terebic acid and that is a dimethyl homologue of itaconic acid; isopropylidene-succinic acid
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Origin and Etymology of teraconic acid
International Scientific Vocabulary terebic + itaconic
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