pyrocinchonic acid

\\|pī(ˌ)rō+...-\ noun
Etymology: pyrocinchonic International Scientific Vocabulary pyr- + cinchonic
: an unstable dicarboxylic acid C4H6(COOH)2 obtained usually in the form of its crystalline anhydride by pyrolysis of cinchonic acid; dimethyl-maleic acid

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