gluconic

Gluconic

Glu*con"ic\, a. Pertaining to, or derived from, glucose.

Gluconic acid (Chem.), an organic acid, obtained as a colorless, sirupy liquid, by the oxidation of glucose; -- called also maltonic acid, and dextronic acid.
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