tannic acid

noun

First Known Use of tannic acid

1836


Medical Dictionary

tannic acid

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noun tan·nic acid \ˌtan-ik-\

Medical Definition of tannic acid

  1. 1:  a tannin occurring especially in extracts from nutgalls and yielding gallic acid on hydrolysis—called also digallic acid, gallotannic acid, gallotannin

  2. 2:  tannin 1


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