Definition of mesaconic by GCIDE Dictionary
- Mesaconic a. [Mes- + -aconic, as in citraconic.] ( Chem. ) Pertaining to, or designating, one of several isomeric acids obtained from citric acid.
- Pyrocitric a. [Pyro- + citric: cf. F. pyrocitrique.] ( Chem. ) Pertaining to, or designating, any one of three acids obtained by the distillation of citric acid, and called respectively citraconic, itaconic, and mesaconic acid.