ellagic acid

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noun el·lag·ic acid \ə-ˈla-jik-, e-\

Definition of ellagic acid

  1. :  a crystalline phenolic compound C14H6O8 with two lactone groupings that is obtained especially from oak galls and some tannins and is used medicinally as a hemostatic

Origin and Etymology of ellagic acid

French ellagique, from ellag, anagram of galle gall


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ellagic acid

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noun el·lag·ic acid \ə-ˌlaj-ik-, e-\

Medical Definition of ellagic acid

  1. :  a crystalline phenolic compound C14H6O8 with two lactone groups that is obtained especially from oak galls and some tannins and has hemostatic properties


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