glyceric acid

noun gly·cer·ic acid \ gli-ˈser-ik- \

Definition of glyceric acid

: a syrupy acid C3H6O4 obtainable by oxidation of glycerol or glyceraldehyde

Origin and Etymology of glyceric acid

International Scientific Vocabulary, from glycerin


Medical Dictionary

glyceric acid

noun gly·cer·ic acid \ glis-ˌer-ik- \

medical Definition of glyceric acid

: a syrupy acid C3H6O4 obtainable by oxidation of glycerol or glyceraldehyde

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