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saccharic acid

noun, Chemistry.
a white, needlelike, crystalline, water-soluble solid or syrup, C 6 H 1 0 O 8 , usually made by the oxidation of cane sugar, glucose, or starch by nitric acid.
Also called glucaric acid.
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First recorded in 1790-1800 Unabridged
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saccharic acid

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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saccharic acid in Medicine

saccharic acid sac·char·ic acid (sə-kār'ĭk)
A white crystalline acid that is formed by the oxidation of glucose, sucrose, or starch.

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