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  • adj. Of or pertaining to nipecotic acid or its derivatives

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Noting an acid, a colorless crystalline compound, , prepared by a reduction of nicotinic acid by the means of sodium and alcohol. It melts at 249–250° C. Also called hexahydronicotinic or piperidine 3-carboxylic acid.


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