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səkˈsɪn ɪksuc·cinic acid

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  1. succinic acidnoun

    a dicarboxylic acid (C4H6O4) active in metabolic processes

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  1. succinic acidnoun

    A colourless crystalline dicarboxylic acid, (CHCOOH), that occurs naturally in amber and is important in the metabolic Krebs cycle.

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  1. Succinic acid

    Succinic acid is a diprotic, dicarboxylic acid with chemical formula C4H6O4 and structural formula HOOC-(CH2)2-COOH. It is a white, odorless solid. Succinate plays a role in the citric acid cycle, an energy-yielding process. The name derives from Latin succinum, meaning amber, from which the acid may be obtained.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Succinic Acid

    A water-soluble, colorless crystal with an acid taste that is used as a chemical intermediate, in medicine, the manufacture of lacquers, and to make perfume esters. It is also used in foods as a sequestrant, buffer, and a neutralizing agent. (Hawley's Condensed Chemical Dictionary, 12th ed, p1099; McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed, p1851)

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of succinic acid in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of succinic acid in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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