ascorbate

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

noun Chemistry.

a salt or other derivative of ascorbic acid.

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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