glyceric acid

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gly·cer·ic acid

A colorless syrupy acid, C3H6O4, obtained from oxidation of glycerol.

glyceric acid

(Elements & Compounds) a viscous liquid carboxylic acid produced by the oxidation of glycerol; 2,3-dihydroxypropanoic acid. Formula: C3H6O4

gly•cer′ic ac′id

(glɪˈsɛr ɪk)
a colorless, syrupy liquid, C3H6O4, obtained by oxidizing glycerol.
[1860–65; glycer(ol) + -ic]
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Noun1.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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