pectinic acid

noun

pec·​tin·​ic acid pek-ˌtin-ik- How to pronounce pectinic acid (audio)
: 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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“Pectinic acid.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/pectinic%20acid. Accessed 22 Feb. 2024.

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