ascorbate

[ uh-skawr-beyt, -bit ]
/ əˈskɔr beɪt, -bɪt /

noun Chemistry.

a salt or other derivative of ascorbic acid.

Nearby words

  1. ascomycetes,
  2. ascomycetous,
  3. ascon,
  4. asconoid,
  5. ascorbase,
  6. ascorbic,
  7. ascorbic acid,
  8. ascospore,
  9. ascot,
  10. ascribable

Origin of ascorbate

First recorded in 1940–45; ascorb(ic acid) + -ate2

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British Dictionary definitions for ascorbate

ascorbate

/ (əˈskɔːbeɪt) /

noun

a salt of ascorbic acid
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Medicine definitions for ascorbate

ascorbate

[ ə-skôrbāt, -bĭt ]

n.

A salt of ascorbic acid.

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Science definitions for ascorbate

ascorbate

[ ə-skôrbāt, -bĭt ]

A salt or ester of ascorbic acid (vitamin C).
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