comenic
Komenic Ko*me"nic, a. [Prob. G. mekonin (by transposition of letters) + -ic.] (Chem.) Of or pertaining to, or designating, an acid derived from meconic acid. [Written also {comenic}.] [1913 Webster]

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  • comenic — comenic, a. Chem. (kəʊˈmɛnɪk) [Factitiously formed by transposing the syllables of meconic.] In comenic acid, a dibasic acid, C6H4O5, crystallizing in light yellow prisms: a product of the decomposition of meconic acid, hence called para and meta …   Useful english dictionary

  • comenic — co·men·ic …   English syllables

  • comenic acid — (ˈkō|menik , mēn noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary comenic (anagram of meconic) + acid : a yellow crystalline acid, C5H3O3COOH formed from meconic acid; 5 hydroxy 1,4 pyrone 2 carboxylic acid …   Useful english dictionary

  • Komenic — Ko*me nic, a. [Prob. G. mekonin (by transposition of letters) + ic.] (Chem.) Of or pertaining to, or designating, an acid derived from meconic acid. [Written also {comenic}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • comanic acid — (ˈ)kō|manik noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary, alteration of comenic acid : a crystalline acid C5H3O2COOH obtained by partial decarboxylation of chelidonic acid; 1,4 pyrone 2 carboxylic acid …   Useful english dictionary

  • pyromeconic acid — |pī(ˌ)rō+... noun Etymology: pyromeconic International Scientific Vocabulary pyr + meconic (acid); originally formed as French pyroméconique : a crystalline acid C5H4O3 formed by heating meconic acid or comenic acid; 3 hydroxy 4 pyrone …   Useful english dictionary

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