mucic acid

noun

mu·​cic acid ˌmyü-sik- How to pronounce mucic acid (audio)
: an optically inactive crystalline acid C6H10O8 obtained from galactose or lactose by oxidation with nitric acid

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“Mucic acid.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/mucic%20acid. Accessed 24 Jul. 2024.

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