mucic definition

  • adjective:
    • Of or regarding mucic acid or its derivatives
    • Pertaining to, or derived from, gums and micilaginous substances; specif., denoting an acid acquired by the oxidation of gum tissue, dulcite, etc., as a white crystalline substance isomeric with saccharic acid.
  • others:
    • regarding or based on gums. Especially applied to an acid (C6H1008) created by the oxidizing action of dilute nitric acid on sugar of milk, gum, pectin figures, or mannite. It types a white crystalline powder, difficultly dissolvable in cold-water.

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