Succinic Suc*cin"ic, a. [Cf. F. succinique. See {Succinate}.] (Chem.) Pertaining to, or derived from, amber; specif., designating a dibasic acid, C?H?.(CO?H)?, first obtained by the dry distillation of amber. It is found in a number of plants, as in lettuce and wormwood, and is also produced artificially as a white crystalline substance having a slightly acid taste. [1913 Webster]

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  • succinic — SUCCÍNIC adj. (În sintagma) Acid succinic = acid extrs din răşina de chihlimbar şi folosit la prepararea unor medicamente, datorită proprietăţilor antidiuretice, antispasmodice şi stimulente pe care le are. – Din fr. succinique. Trimis de… …   Dicționar Român

  • succinic — /seuhk sin ik/, adj. 1. pertaining to or obtained from amber. 2. Chem. of or derived from succinic acid. [1780 90; < F succinique < L succin(um), sucinum amber + F ique IC] * * * …   Universalium

  • succinic — adjective Of or pertaining to succinic acid …   Wiktionary

  • succinic — adj. of or pertaining to amber; derived from amber; of or present in succinic acid (Chemistry) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • succinic — /sʌkˈsɪnɪk/ (say suk sinik) adjective 1. relating to or obtained from amber. 2. Chemistry of or derived from succinic acid. {French succinique, from Latin succinum amber + ique ic} …   Australian English dictionary

  • succínic — suc|cí|nic Mot Pla Adjectiu variable …   Diccionari Català-Català

  • succínic — adj. m., pl. succínici; f. sg. succínicã, pl. succínice …   Romanian orthography

  • succinic — suc·cin·ic …   English syllables

  • succinic — adjective of or relating to or obtained from amber • Pertains to noun: ↑amber …   Useful english dictionary

  • Succinic anhydride — IUPAC name oxolane 2,5 dione …   Wikipedia

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