[ er-uh-thawr-bik, er- ]
/ ˈɛr əˈθɔr bɪk, ˌɛr- /
a crystalline compound, C6H8O6, soluble in water: used as an antioxidant for food and as a reducing agent in photography.
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- erythema pernio,
- erythema toxicum,
- erythema toxicum neonatorum,
Origin of erythorbic acid
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[ ĕr′ə-thôr′bĭk ]
An optical isomer of ascorbic acid used as an antioxidant.
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