Cit`ra*con"ic (?), a. [Citric + aconitic.]

Pertaining to, derived from, or having certain characteristics of, citric and aconitic acids.

Citraconic acid Chem., a white, crystalline, deliquescent substance, C3H4(CO2H)2, obtained by distillation of citric acid. It is a compound of the ethylene series.


© Webster 1913.

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