veratric acid


ve·​rat·​ric acid
: a crystalline acid (CH3O)2C6H3COOH occurring in sabadilla seed and also formed by decomposition of veratridine and other alkaloids; 3,4-dimethoxy-benzoic acid
: a crystalline acid isomeric with veratric acid; 2,3-dimethoxy-benzoic acid

called also ortho-veratric acid

Word History


International Scientific Vocabulary veratr- + -ic

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