Medical Dictionary

phytic acid

noun phy·tic acid \ˌfīt-ik-\

Definition of PHYTIC ACID

:  an acid C6H18P6O24 that occurs in cereal grains and that when ingested interferes with the intestinal absorption of various minerals (as calcium and magnesium)
March 29, 2015
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To thwart or disconcert
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