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ellagic acid

[uh-laj-ik] /əˈlædʒ ɪk/
noun, Pharmacology
1.
a yellow crystalline substance, C 14 H 6 O 8 , isolated from oak galls and tannins and used as a hemostatic.
Origin of ellagic acid
1800-1810
1800-10; < French ellagique, equivalent to ellag- anagram of galle gall3 + -ique -ic
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ellagic acid el·lag·ic acid (ĭ-lāj'ĭk)
n.
A yellow crystalline compound that is obtained from tannins and used as a hemostatic.

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