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Xeronic

Xe-ron′ic

,
Adj.
[Gr.
ξηρόσ
dry + citra
conic
.]
(Chem.)
Pertaining to, or designating, an acid,
C8H12O4
, related to fumaric acid, and obtained from citraconic acid as an oily substance having a bittersweet taste; – so called from its tendency to form its anhydride.

Definition 2021


xeronic

xeronic

English

Adjective

xeronic (not comparable)

  1. Relating to xeronic acid or its derivatives