itaconic definition

  • adjective:
    • Of or related to itaconic acid or its types
    • regarding, or designating, an acid, C5H6O4, that will be gotten as a white crystalline substance by decomposing aconitic as well as other natural acids.
  • others:
    • Noting an acid, a colorless substance, HOCOCH:C(CH3)COOH, formed because of the moisture of citraconic anhydrid at 150° C. It crystallizes in rhombic octahedra, melts at 161° C., and is closely about citraconic and mesaconic acids.

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