Citraconic
Citraconic Cit`ra*con"ic, a. [Citric + aconitic.] Pertaining to, derived from, or having certain characteristics of, citric and aconitic acids. [1913 Webster]

{Citraconic acid} (Chem.), a white, crystalline, deliquescent substance, {C3H4(CO2H)2}, obtained by distillation of citric acid. It is a compound of the ethylene series. [1913 Webster]


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  • citraconic — Pyrocitric Pyr o*cit ric, a. [Pyro + citric: cf. F. pyrocitrique.] (Chem.) Pertaining to, or designating, any one of three acids obtained by the distillation of citric acid, and called respectively {citraconic}, {itaconic}, and {mesaconic} acid.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • citraconic — adjective Of or pertaining to citraconic acid or its derivatives …   Wiktionary

  • citraconic — cit·ra·con·ic …   English syllables

  • Citraconic acid — IUPAC name (2Z) 2 Methylbut 2 enedioic acid …   Wikipedia

  • Citraconic acid — Citraconic Cit ra*con ic, a. [Citric + aconitic.] Pertaining to, derived from, or having certain characteristics of, citric and aconitic acids. [1913 Webster] {Citraconic acid} (Chem.), a white, crystalline, deliquescent substance, {C3H4(CO2H)2} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • citraconic acid — citrakono rūgštis statusas T sritis chemija formulė HOOCC(CH)₃=CHCOOH atitikmenys: angl. citraconic acid rus. цитраконовая кислота ryšiai: sinonimas – (Z) metilbuteno dirūgštis …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • citraconic acid — noun one of the isomeric dicarboxylic acids produced by the distillation of citric acid, or as metabolites by microorganisms, cis CH C(COH)=CHCOH; the trans isomer is mesaconic acid …   Wiktionary

  • citraconic acid — |si.trə|känik noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary citr + aconic; probably originally formed as French citraconique : a white crystalline deliquescent dicarboxylic acid CH3C(COOH) . CHCOOH obtained by distillation of citric acid;… …   Useful english dictionary

  • C3H4CO2H2 — Citraconic Cit ra*con ic, a. [Citric + aconitic.] Pertaining to, derived from, or having certain characteristics of, citric and aconitic acids. [1913 Webster] {Citraconic acid} (Chem.), a white, crystalline, deliquescent substance, {C3H4(CO2H)2} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • C8H12O4 — Xeronic Xe*ron ic, a. [Gr. ? dry + citraconic.] (Chem.) Pertaining to, or designating, an acid, {C8H12O4}, related to fumaric acid, and obtained from citraconic acid as an oily substance having a bittersweet taste; so called from its tendency to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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