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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“Pectic acid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pectic%20acid. Accessed 15 Jan. 2021.

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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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