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thioctic acid

[thahy-ok-tik] /θaɪˈɒk tɪk/
Biochemistry. an organic acid, C 8 H 14 O 2 S 2 , that occurs as a coenzyme in hydrogen transfer reactions in certain plants, microorganisms, and animals and functions as a growth factor for many species of bacteria and protozoa.
Pharmacology. a preparation of thioctic acid used to treat liver disease and poisoning from amanita mushrooms.
Origin of thioctic acid
thi- + oct- + -ic Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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