aldobionic acid

noun

al·​do·​bi·​on·​ic acid
¦al-(ˌ)dō-ˌbī-¦ä-nik-
: an aldonic acid (as lactobionic acid) formed by simple oxidation of a reducing disaccharide (as lactose)

Word History

Etymology

blend of aldonic and bi- (two)

First Known Use

1950, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of aldobionic acid was in 1950

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“Aldobionic acid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/aldobionic%20acid. Accessed 30 Nov. 2022.

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