aldonic acid

noun
al·​don·​ic acid | \ (ˌ)al-ˌdän-ik- How to pronounce aldonic acid (audio) \

Medical Definition of aldonic acid

: any of a class of acids (as gluconic acid) formed from aldoses (as glucose) by oxidizing the aldehyde group to a carboxyl group

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“Aldonic acid.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/aldonic%20acid. Accessed 29 Nov. 2021.

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