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pectinic acid

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noun pec·tin·ic acid \ pek-ˌtin-ik- \

medical Definition of pectinic acid

:any of the colloidal polysaccharides of acidic nature that are obtained by partial hydrolysis of protopectins and are intermediate in methyl ester content between pectic acids and the usual pectin

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