Medical Dictionary

dehydroascorbic acid

noun de·hy·dro·ascor·bic acid \-ə-ˌskr-bik-\

Medical Definition of DEHYDROASCORBIC ACID

:  a crystalline oxidation product C6H6O6 of vitamin C that occurs at times in some foodstuffs (as fruits, vegetables, and milk) and can be reduced to vitamin C


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