glyceric acid

noun
gly·​cer·​ic acid | \ gli-ˈser-ik- How to pronounce glyceric acid (audio) \

Definition of glyceric acid

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

First Known Use of glyceric acid

1838, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for glyceric acid

International Scientific Vocabulary, from glycerin

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“Glyceric acid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/glyceric%20acid. Accessed 7 Aug. 2020.

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glyceric acid

noun
gly·​cer·​ic acid | \ glis-ˌer-ik- How to pronounce glyceric acid (audio) \

Medical Definition of glyceric acid

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

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