quinic acid

noun
quin·​ic acid | \ ˌkwin-ik-, ˌkwīn- How to pronounce quinic acid (audio) \

Medical Definition of quinic acid

: a crystalline acid C7H12O6 obtained from cinchona bark, coffee beans, and other plant products and made synthetically by hydrolysis of chlorogenic acid

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“Quinic acid.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/quinic%20acid. Accessed 28 Nov. 2021.

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