erythorbic acid

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noun er·y·thor·bic acid \ˌer-ə-ˈthȯr-bik-\

Definition of erythorbic acid

  1. :  a diastereoisomer of ascorbic acid with optical activity

Origin and Etymology of erythorbic acid

erythr- + ascorbic acid


First Known Use: 1963


Medical Dictionary

erythorbic acid

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noun er·y·thor·bic acid \ˌer-ə-ˈthȯr-bik-\

Medical Definition of erythorbic acid

  1. :  a stereoisomer of vitamin C


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