Medical Dictionary

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


thi·oc·tic acid also 6,8–thi·oc·tic acid \(ˌsiks-ˌāt-)thī-ˌäk-tik-\
April 24, 2015
tyro Hear it
a beginner in learning
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears