itaconic

Itaconic

It`a*con"ic\, a. [From aconitic, by transposition of the letters.] (Chem.) Pertaining to, or designating, an acid, C5H6O4, which is obtained as a white crystalline substance by decomposing aconitic and other organic acids.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.
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