Ipomoeic
Ipomoeic Ip`o*m[oe]"ic ([i^]p`[-o]*m[=e]"[i^]k), a. (Chem.) Pertaining to, or designating, an acid obtained by the oxidation of convolvulin (obtained from jalap, the tubers of {Ipom[oe]a purga}), and identical in most of its properties with sebacic acid. [1913 Webster]

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  • Ipomoea purga — Ipomoeic Ip o*m[oe] ic ([i^]p [ o]*m[=e] [i^]k), a. (Chem.) Pertaining to, or designating, an acid obtained by the oxidation of convolvulin (obtained from jalap, the tubers of {Ipom[oe]a purga}), and identical in most of its properties with… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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