ribonic acid

ri·​bon·​ic acid | \ (ˈ)rī¦bänik-\

Definition of ribonic acid

: an acid HOCH2(CHOH)3COOH obtained by oxidation of ribose

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First Known Use of ribonic acid

1931, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for ribonic acid

partial translation of German ribonsäure, from ribon (alteration by transposition of letters of arabinose) + säure acid

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of or relating to a parable or parabola

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