saccharic acid


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sac·char·ic acid

 (sə-kăr′ĭk)
n.
A white crystalline dicarboxylic acid, C6H10O8, formed by the oxidation of glucose, sucrose, or starch.

saccharic acid

(sæˈkærɪk)
n
(Elements & Compounds) a white soluble solid dicarboxylic acid obtained by the oxidation of cane sugar or starch; 2,3,4,5-tetrahydroxy-hexanedioic acid. Formula: COOH(CHOH)4COOH
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Noun1.saccharic acid - a white dicarboxylic acid formed from oxidation of sugar or starch
carboxylic acid - an organic acid characterized by one or more carboxyl groups
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