galacturonic acid


ga·lact·uron·ic acid

noun \gə-ˌlak-t-ˈrä-nik-, -ty-\

Definition of GALACTURONIC ACID

:  a crystalline aldehyde-acid C6H10O7 that occurs especially in polymerized form in pectin

Origin of GALACTURONIC ACID

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1917

ga·lact·uron·ic acid

noun \gə-ˌlak-t(y)-ˌrän-ik-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of GALACTURONIC ACID

: a crystalline aldehyde acid C6H10O7 that occurs especially in polymerized form in pectin

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