thioctic acid

noun
thi·​oc·​tic acid
variants: also 6,8-thioctic acid \ (ˌsiks-​ˌāt-​)thī-​ˌäk-​tik-​ How to pronounce 6,8-thioctic acid (audio) \

Medical Definition of thioctic acid

: a lipoic acid C8H14O2S2 that has been reported to ameliorate the effects of poisoning by mushrooms (as the death cap) of the genus Amanita

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“Thioctic acid.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/thioctic%20acid. Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.

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