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- n. one of the isomeric dicarboxylic acids produced by the distillation of citric acid, or as metabolites by microorganisms, CH2=C(CO2H)-CH2CO2H
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The unsaturated dicarboxylic acid CH2=C(COOH)CH2.COOH, also called methylenesuccynic acid and propylene dicarboxylic acid.
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- n. a crystalline carboxylic acid; occurs in some fermentations of sugars
Derived from an anagram of aconitic. (Wiktionary)