aconitic acid


ac·​o·​nit·​ic acid ˌak-ə-ˌnit-ik- How to pronounce aconitic acid (audio)
: 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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“Aconitic acid.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 Dec. 2023.

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