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kojic acid

noun ko·jic acid \ ˈkō-jik- \

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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