chlorogenic acid

noun chlo·ro·gen·ic acid \ ˌklȯr-ə-ˈje-nik- \

Definition of chlorogenic acid

: a crystalline acid C16H18O9 occurring in various plant parts (such as coffee beans)

First Known Use of chlorogenic acid

circa 1889


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chlorogenic acid

noun chlo·ro·gen·ic acid \ ˌklōr-ə-ˌjen-ik-, ˌklȯr- \

medical Definition of chlorogenic acid

: a crystalline acid C16H18O9 occurring in various plant parts (as potatoes or coffee beans)

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