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oxalic

[ok-sal-ik] /ɒkˈsæl ɪk/
adjective, Chemistry
1.
of or derived from oxalic acid.
Origin
1785-1795
1785-95; < French oxalique. See oxalis, -ic
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  • oxalic acid interferes with the essential minerals iron, magnesium and especially calcium.

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