cinnamic acid

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cin·nam·ic ac·id

(si-nam'ik as'id),
Obtained from cinnamon oil, Peruvian and tolu balsams, or storax. Previously used in lupus as a paint and in infectious diseases to promote leukocytosis.
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cinnamic acid

C9H8O2, an insoluble white powder derived from cinnamon. It is used as a flavoring agent in cooking and in the preparation of perfumes and medicines.
CAS # 140-10-3
See also: acid
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