galacturonic acid

noun
ga·lact·uron·ic acid | \gə-ˌlak-tu̇-ˈrä-nik-, -tyu̇-\

Definition of galacturonic acid 

: a crystalline aldehyde-acid C6H10O7 that occurs especially in polymerized form in pectin

First Known Use of galacturonic acid

1917, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for galacturonic acid

galact- + -uronic (after German Galacturonsäure)

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galactosidase

galactoside

galactosyl

galacturonic acid

galafate

galago

galah

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galacturonic acid

noun
ga·lact·uron·ic acid | \gə-ˌlak-t(y)u̇-ˌrän-ik- \

Medical Definition of galacturonic acid 

: a crystalline aldehyde acid C6H10O7 that occurs especially in polymerized form in pectin

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