Glyceric-acid meaning

glĭ-sĕr'ĭk
A colorless syrupy acid, C3 H6 O4 , obtained from oxidation of glycerol.
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A syrupy liquid, C3H6O4, occurring in two optically active forms: it is prepared by the oxidation of glycerin.
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A colourless syrupy organic compound, CH2OH.CHOH.COOH, formed by the oxidation of glycerol or glyceraldehyde.
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Origin of glyceric-acid

  • glycer(in) –ic
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition