Paraconic Par`a*con"ic, a. [Pref. para- + aconitic.] (Chem.) Pertaining to, or designating, an organic acid obtained as a deliquescent white crystalline substance, and isomeric with itaconic, citraconic, and mesaconic acids. [1913 Webster]

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  • paraconic — par·aconic …   English syllables

  • paraconic acid — |par+... noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary para (I) + aconic : a white crystalline lactonic acid C4H5O2COOH isomeric with itaconic, citraconic, and mesaconic acids; the beta carboxy derivative of butyrolactone …   Useful english dictionary

  • παρακονικός — ή, ό φρ. «παρακονικό οξύ» χημ. οργανική ένωση, λακτόνη και καρβονικό οξύ. [ΕΤΥΜΟΛ. Αντιδάνεια λ., πρβλ. αγγλ. paraconic (acid) < παρ(α) * + ακονικό, άλλος τ. τού ακονιτικό* (οξύ)] …   Dictionary of Greek

  • terebic acid — təˈrebik , rēbik noun Etymology: Latin terebinthus terebinth + English ic : a crystalline lactonic acid C7H10O4 obtained especially by the oxidation of turpentine oil; dimethyl paraconic acid * * * Chem. an acid, C7H10O4, formed by the oxidation… …   Useful english dictionary

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