threonic acid

noun
thre·​on·​ic acid | \thrēˈänik-\

Definition of threonic acid 

: a syrupy or crystalline trihydroxy acid HOCH2(CHOH)2COOH formed by oxidation of threose

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History and Etymology for threonic acid

threonic International Scientific Vocabulary thre- + -onic

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