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glyceric acid

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noun gly·cer·ic acid \gli-ˈser-ik-\

Definition of glyceric acid

  1. :  a syrupy acid C3H6O4 obtainable by oxidation of glycerol or glyceraldehyde



Origin and Etymology of glyceric acid

International Scientific Vocabulary, from glycerin


First Known Use: 1838


Medical Dictionary

glyceric acid

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noun gly·cer·ic acid \glis-ˌer-ik-\

Medical Definition of glyceric acid

  1. :  a syrupy acid C3H6O4 obtainable by oxidation of glycerol or glyceraldehyde




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