a colorless, crystalline, water-soluble solid, C 4 H 6 O 4 , used chiefly in the manufacture of lacquers, dyes, and perfume.
a colourless odourless water-soluble dicarboxylic acid found in plant and animal tissues: used in making lacquers, dyes, perfumes, etc; 1,4-butanedioic acid. Formula: HOOCCH2:CH2COOH
succinic acid suc·cin·ic acid (sək-sĭn’ĭk)
A colorless crystalline dicarboxylic acid important in the Krebs cycle.
A colorless, crystalline organic acid that is important in the Krebs cycle and occurs naturally in amber. It is synthesized for use in pharmaceuticals and perfumes. Chemical formula: C4H6O4.
succinylcholine suc·ci·nyl·cho·line (sŭk’sə-nĭl-kō’lēn’) n. A crystalline compound formed by esterification of succinic acid with choline and used medically to produce brief but complete muscular relaxation during surgical anesthesia.
[suhk-suh-nil-koh-leen, -kol-een, -suh-nl-] /ˈsʌk sə nɪlˈkoʊ lin, -ˈkɒl in, -sə nl-/ noun, Pharmacology. 1. a crystalline compound, C 1 4 H 3 0 Cl 2 N 2 O 4 , used as a skeletal muscle relaxant in surgical procedures.
- Succinylcoenzyme a
succinylcoenzyme A suc·ci·nyl·co·en·zyme A (sŭk’sə-nĭl-kō-ěn’zīm’) n. The condensation product of succinic acid and coenzyme A that is one of the intermediates in the Krebs cycle. Also called succinyl-CoA.
adjective 1. (botany) ending abruptly, as if cut off: succise roots