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aconitic acid

noun ac·o·nit·ic acid \ˌak-ə-ˌnit-ik-\

Medical Definition of aconitic acid

  1. :  a white crystalline acid C3H3(COOH)3 that occurs in aconite, sugarcane, and beet roots and is obtained as a by-product in sugar manufacture or by dehydration of citric acid by sulfuric acid

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