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itaconic acid

[it-uh-kon-ik] /ˌɪt əˈkɒn ɪk/
noun, Chemistry
1.
a colorless crystalline compound, C 5 H 6 O 4 , obtained by fermentation, soluble in water, alcohol, and acetone: used as an intermediate in the formation of fibers, resins, etc.
Origin
1860-1865
1860-65; rearrangement of the letters of aconitic acid, orig. extracted from aconite
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itaconic acid

/ˌɪtəˈkɒnɪk/
noun
1.
a white colourless crystalline carboxylic acid obtained by the fermentation of carbohydrates and used in the manufacture of synthetic resins. Formula: CH2:C(COOH)CH2COOH
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