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alginic acid

noun al·gin·ic acid \(ˌ)al-ˌjin-ik-\

Medical Definition of ALGINIC ACID

:  an insoluble colloidal acid (C6H8O6)n that in the form of its salts is a constituent of the cell walls of brown algae and is used in making dental preparations and in preparing pharmaceuticals

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