from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Pertaining to, or designating, an acid amide, analogous to succinamic acid, which is obtained as a white crystalline substance by heating urea with succinic anhydride. It is known also in its salts.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Noting an acid, a colorless compound, H2NCONHCOCH2CH2COOH, prepared by the action of carbamide (urea) on succinic anhydrid. It crystallizes in small scales and melts at 203–205° C.
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