kojic acid

noun
ko·​jic acid | \ ˈkō-jik- How to pronounce kojic acid (audio) \

Medical Definition of kojic acid

: a crystalline water-soluble toxic antibiotic C6H6O4 produced by fermentation especially by fungi of the genus Aspergillus and having some antibacterial properties

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“Kojic acid.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/kojic%20acid. Accessed 10 Apr. 2021.

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