pectic acid

noun

Definition of pectic acid 

: any of various water-insoluble substances formed by hydrolyzing the methyl ester groups of pectins

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1825, in the meaning defined above

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pectin

Pectinacea

pectinaceous

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pectic acid

noun

Medical Definition of pectic acid 

: any of various water-insoluble substances formed by hydrolyzing the methyl ester groups of pectins

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