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thioctic acid

noun thi·oc·tic acid

Medical Definition of THIOCTIC ACID

:  a lipoic acid C8H14O2S2 that has been reported to ameliorate the effects of poisoning by mushrooms (as the death cap) of the genus Amanita

Variants of THIOCTIC ACID

thi·oc·tic acid also 6,8–thi·oc·tic acid \(ˌsiks-ˌāt-)thī-ˌäk-tik-\

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