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phytic acid

noun phy·tic acid \ˌfīt-ik-\

Medical 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)

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