gluconic acid

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gluconic acid

n
(Chemistry) chem an acid that occurs naturally in fruit and wine. Formula C6H12O7
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glu•con′ic ac′id

(gluˈkɒn ɪk)
n.
a colorless, water-soluble acid, C6H12O7, obtained by the oxidation of glucose, used commercially in a 50-percent solution for cleaning metals.
[1870–75]
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Translations
Gluconsäure
acide gluconique
glukoninsav
グルコン酸
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