It`a*con"ic (?), a. [From aconitic, by transposition of the letters.] Chem.
Pertaining to, or designating, an acid, C5H6O4, which is obtained as a white crystalline substance by decomposing aconitic and other organic acids.
<-- ITaconic acid: also, methylenesuccynic acid, propylene dicarboxylic acid CH2=C(COOH)CH2.COOH -->
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