Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A colorless neutral compound, , prepared by heating a-aminopropionic acid in a current of hydrochloric-acid gas. It crystallizes in needles or plates, melts at 275° C, and sublimes.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Chem.) A white, crystalline substance obtained as an anhydride of alanine, and regarded as an imido derivative of lactic acid.

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  • noun organic chemistry A white crystalline substance obtained as an anhydride of alanine, and regarded as an imido derivative of lactic acid.

Etymologies

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Blend of lactic and imide

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