tannic acid


tannic acid

noun

Definition of TANNIC ACID

:  tannin 1

First Known Use of TANNIC ACID

1836

tan·nic acid

noun \ˌtan-ik-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of TANNIC ACID

1
: a tannin occurring especially in extracts from nutgalls and yielding gallic acid on hydrolysis—called also digallic acid, gallotannic acid, gallotannin
2
: tannin 1

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