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thioctic acid

noun thi·oc·tic acid
variants: also

6,8–thioctic acid

\(ˌsiks-ˌāt-)thī-ˌäk-tik-\play

Medical Definition of thioctic acid

  1. :  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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