teraconic acid

noun ter·a·con·ic acid \¦terə¦känik-\

Definition of teraconic acid

  1. :  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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to cast off or become cast off

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