ascorbic acid

(redirected from L-ascorbic acid)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia.

a·scor·bic acid

 (ə-skôr′bĭk)
n.
A water-soluble vitamin, C6H8O6, found in fruits, potatoes, peppers, and leafy green vegetables or produced synthetically. A deficiency of ascorbic acid causes scurvy. Also called vitamin C.

American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

ascorbic acid

(əˈskɔːbɪk)
n
(Elements & Compounds) a white crystalline vitamin present in plants, esp citrus fruits, tomatoes, and green vegetables. A deficiency in the diet of man leads to scurvy. Formula: C6H8O6. Also called: vitamin C
[C20 ascorbic from a-1 + scorb(ut)ic]
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014

a•scor′bic ac′id

(əˈskɔr bɪk)
n.
a white, crystalline, water-soluble vitamin, C6H8O6, occurring naturally in citrus fruits, green vegetables, etc., and also produced synthetically, essential for normal metabolism: used in the prevention and treatment of scurvy, and in wound-healing and tissue repair. Also called vitamin C.
[1930–35; a-6 + scorb(ut)ic]
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.

a·scor·bic acid

(ə-skôr′bĭk)
The American Heritage® Student Science Dictionary, Second Edition. Copyright © 2014 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ascorbic acid - a vitamin found in fresh fruits (especially citrus fruits) and vegetablesascorbic acid - a vitamin found in fresh fruits (especially citrus fruits) and vegetables; prevents scurvy
antioxidant - substance that inhibits oxidation or inhibits reactions promoted by oxygen or peroxides
water-soluble vitamin - any vitamin that is soluble in water
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
Translations
askorbinsyre
askorbiinhape
askorbiinihappo
askorbinsyra

ascorbic acid

Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

ascorbic acid

[əˌskɔːbɪkˈæsɪd] nacido ascorbico
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

a·scor·bic ac·id

n. ácido ascórbico, vitamina C.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

ascorbic acid

n ácido ascórbico
English-Spanish/Spanish-English Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
References in periodicals archive ?
The researchers coated an elastic polyurethane and polyester fabric with graphene oxide and soaked in L-ascorbic acid to aid in conductivity while still retaining its strength and stretch.
An elastic polyurethane and polyester fabric was reportedly coated with graphene oxide and soaked in L-ascorbic acid for conductivity, while retaining strength and stretch.
Nitrogen stress resulted in higher accumulations of organic acids (citric acid, malic acid, L-ascorbic acid, oxalic acid and aminobutyric acid) compared to the normal plants.
Citric acid, L-ascorbic acid, sodium isoascorbate, sodium erythorbate are some examples of commercially used compounds that exert antioxidant activity, avoiding enzymatic browning (BARRETO et al., 2016).
There's no doubt, however, that vitamin C - scientifically known as L-ascorbic acid - prevents and cures scurvy, a nutritional deficiency disease characterised by fatigue, anaemia, joint and muscle pain, bruising, connective tissue weakness, poor wound healing, bleeding gums and loosening or loss of teeth.
* L-Ascorbic acid: The only form of vitamin C to use and look for in a skin care product, L-Ascorbic acid stimulates the synthesis of collagen, reducing fine lines, scars, and wrinkles.
Treatment of melasma involves the use of topical hypopigmenting agents, such as hydroquinone,7 tretinoin, kojic acid, azelaic acid,8 quasi drugs,9-14 L-ascorbic acid,15 physical therapies such as chemical peels (glycolic acid, trichloroacetic acid), laser therapy16-22 and dermabrasion, similar to that used in other hyperpigmentary disorders, have also been evaluated with varying degrees of success.4,24 Lactic acid is a member of -hydroxy acids family.
Topical L-ascorbic acid: Percutaneous absorption studies.
We are already huge fans of beauty brand The Ordinary, which bills itself as producing "clinical formulations with integrity", and next month The Ordinary's 100% L-Ascorbic Acid Powder, PS4.90 will land on shelves tapping into another big trend for 2018 - Vitamin C.
We are already huge fans of beauty brand The Ordinary, which bills itself as producing 'clinical formulations with integrity', and next month The Ordinary's 100% L-Ascorbic Acid Powder, PS4.90 will land on shelves tapping into another big trend for 2018 - vitamin C.
We are already huge fans of beauty brand The Ordinary which bills itself as producing 'clinical formulations with integrity' and next month The Ordinary's 100% L-Ascorbic Acid Powder, PS4.90 will land on shelves tapping into another big trend for 2018 - vitamin C.
Sue Peart says: "The Ordinary has blazed a trail in this despite minimal advertising, no celeb endorsement and basic packaging." Next month's The Ordinary 100% L-Ascorbic Acid Powder, PS4.90, from victoriahealth.com, also taps into the vit C trend - another biggie for 2018.