Euchroic acid
Euchroic Eu*chro"ic, a. [Gr. ? well-colored; e'y^ well + ? color.] (Chem.) Having a fine color. [1913 Webster]

{Euchroic acid} (Chem.), an organic, imide acid, obtained as a colorless crystalline substance, {C12H4N2O8} by heating an ammonium salt of mellitic acid. By reduction it is changed to a dark blue substance (euchrone), -- hence its name. [1913 Webster]


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  • Euchroic — Eu*chro ic, a. [Gr. ? well colored; e y^ well + ? color.] (Chem.) Having a fine color. [1913 Webster] {Euchroic acid} (Chem.), an organic, imide acid, obtained as a colorless crystalline substance, {C12H4N2O8} by heating an ammonium salt of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • C12H4N2O8 — Euchroic Eu*chro ic, a. [Gr. ? well colored; e y^ well + ? color.] (Chem.) Having a fine color. [1913 Webster] {Euchroic acid} (Chem.), an organic, imide acid, obtained as a colorless crystalline substance, {C12H4N2O8} by heating an ammonium salt …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Euchrone — Eu chrone . (Chem.) A substance obtained from euchroic acid. See {Eychroic}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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