teraconic acid


ter·​a·​con·​ic 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

Word History


International Scientific Vocabulary terebic + itaconic

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“Teraconic acid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/teraconic%20acid. Accessed 18 May. 2024.

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