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
crystallinesubstance obtained as an anhydrideof alanine, and regarded as an imido derivativeof lactic acid.
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Blend of lactic and imide
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