from The Century Dictionary.

  • Noting an acid, a colorless compound, NH2COCH(OH)CH2COOH, prepared from diazosuccinic ester. It crystallizes in short, thick prisms and melts at 146° C.

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

  • adjective (Chem.) Of or designating an acid intermediate between malic acid and malamide, and known only by its salts.


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