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thioctic acid

noun thi·oc·tic acid
variants: also 6,8-thioctic acid play \(ˌsiks-ˌāt-)thī-ˌäk-tik-\

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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