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pectic acid

noun, Chemistry
1.
any of several water-insoluble products of the hydrolysis of pectin esters.
Origin
1825-1835
1825-35
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  • Increase pectic acid concentrations by partial depolymerization of pectin chains.
British Dictionary definitions for pectic acid

pectic acid

noun
1.
a complex acid containing arabinose and galactose that occurs in ripe fruit, beets, and other vegetables. Formula: C35H50O33
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