Glyceric acid
Glyceric Gly*cer"ic, a. (Chem.) Pertaining to, or derived from, glycerin. [1913 Webster]

{Glyceric acid} (Chem.), an organic acid, obtained by the partial oxidation of glycerin, as a thick liquid. It is a hydroxyl derivative of propionic acid, and has both acid and alcoholic properties. [1913 Webster]


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  • Glyceric acid — Glyceric acid[1] IUPAC name 2,3 Dihydroxypropanoic …   Wikipedia

  • glyceric acid — [gli ser′ik, glis′ər ik] n. a syrupy liquid, C3H6O4, occurring in two optically active forms: it is prepared by the oxidation of glycerin …   English World dictionary

  • glyceric acid — noun a syrupy acid obtained by oxidation of glycerol or glyceraldehyde • Hypernyms: ↑acid * * * gləˈserik , (ˈ)gli|serik , ˈglisərik noun Etymology: glyceric International Scientific Vocabulary glycer + ic : a syrupy hydroxy acid HOCH2CHOHCOOH… …   Useful english dictionary

  • glyceric acid — glicerolio rūgštis statusas T sritis chemija formulė H(CHOH)₂COOH atitikmenys: angl. glyceric acid rus. глицериновая кислота ryšiai: sinonimas – 2,3 dihidroksipropano rūgštis …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • glyceric acid — The fatty acid analog of glycerol; occurs particularly in the form of phosphorylated derivatives as an intermediate in glycolysis. * * * gly·cer·ic acid glis .er ik n a syrupy acid C3H6O4 obtainable by oxidation of glycerol or glyceraldehyde * *… …   Medical dictionary

  • glyceric acid — noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary, from glycerin Date: 1838 a syrupy acid C3H6O4 obtainable by oxidation of glycerol or glyceraldehyde …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • glyceric acid — a colorless, syrupy liquid, C3H6O4, obtained by oxidizing glycerol. [1860 65] * * * …   Universalium

  • glyceric acid — noun A colourless syrupy organic compound, CHOH.CHOH.COOH, formed by the oxidation of glycerol or glyceraldehyde …   Wiktionary

  • glyceric acid — gly•cer′ic ac′id [[t]glɪˈsɛr ɪk[/t]] n. chem. a colorless, syrupy liquid, C3H6O4, obtained by oxidizing glycerol • Etymology: 1860–65; glycer(ol)+ ic …   From formal English to slang

  • glyceric acid — /glɪˌsɛrɪk ˈæsəd/ (say gli.serik asuhd) noun a colourless, syrupy fluid, CH2OHCHOHCOOH, produced by oxidation of glycerol …   Australian English dictionary

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