fulvic acid

noun ful·vic acid \ˌfu̇lvik-, ˌfəl-\

Definition of fulvic acid

  1. :  any of various water-soluble organic acids of high molecular weight derived from humus

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Origin and Etymology of fulvic acid

New Latin fulvum (from specific epithet of Penicillium griseofulvum, a species of fungus) + English -ic


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