|a colourless odourless water-soluble dicarboxylic acid found in plant and animal tissues: used in making lacquers, dyes, perfumes, etc; 1,4-butanedioic acid. Formula: HOOCCH2:CH2COOH|
succinic acid suc·cin·ic acid (sək-sĭn'ĭk)
A colorless crystalline dicarboxylic acid important in the Krebs cycle.
|succinic acid (sək-sĭn'ĭk) Pronunciation Key
A colorless, crystalline organic acid that is important in the Krebs cycle and occurs naturally in amber. It is synthesized for use in pharmaceuticals and perfumes. Chemical formula: C4H6O4.