saccharic acid

noun
sac·​char·​ic acid | \ sə-ˌkar-ik- How to pronounce saccharic acid (audio) \

Medical Definition of saccharic acid

: a dicarboxylic acid C6H10O8 derived from glucose or its derivatives by oxidation with nitric acid

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“Saccharic acid.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/saccharic%20acid. Accessed 14 Jun. 2021.

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