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A colorless syrupy acid, C3H6O4, obtained from oxidation of glycerol.
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(Elements & Compounds) a viscous liquid carboxylic acid produced by the oxidation of glycerol; 2,3-dihydroxypropanoic acid. Formula: C3H6O4
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gly•cer′ic ac′id(glɪˈsɛr ɪk)
a colorless, syrupy liquid, C3H6O4, obtained by oxidizing glycerol.
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|Noun||1.||glyceric acid - a syrupy acid obtained by oxidation of glycerol or glyceraldehyde|
acid - any of various water-soluble compounds having a sour taste and capable of turning litmus red and reacting with a base to form a salt
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