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erythorbic acid

noun er·y·thor·bic acid \-ˌthr-bik-\

Definition of ERYTHORBIC ACID

:  a diastereoisomer of ascorbic acid with optical activity

Origin of ERYTHORBIC ACID

erythr- + ascorbic acid
First Known Use: 1963

erythorbic acid

noun er·y·thor·bic acid \ˌer-ə-ˈthr-bik-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of ERYTHORBIC ACID

:  a stereoisomer of vitamin C

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