pantoic acid

noun
pan·​to·​ic acid | \ pan-ˌtō-ik- How to pronounce pantoic acid (audio) \

Medical Definition of pantoic acid

: an unstable dihydroxy acid C6H12O4 that is a constituent of pantothenic acid and used in its synthesis

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“Pantoic acid.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/pantoic%20acid. Accessed 7 Aug. 2022.

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