leuconic definition

  • adjective:
    • regarding, or designating, a complex organic acid, gotten as a yellowish white gum by the oxidation of croconic acid.
  • others:
    • Noting an acid, a colorless nice compound, C5H8O9, served by the activity of chlorin or nitric acid on an alkali croconate. It crystallizes, with 1H2O, in tiny needles which become anhydrous at 100° C.
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