pectic acid
noun Date: 1830 any of various water-insoluble substances formed by hydrolyzing the methyl ester groups of pectins

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  • Pectic acid — Pectic acid, also known as polygalacturonic acid (C18H26O19) is a water insoluble, transparent gelatinous acid existing in ripe fruit and some vegetables. It is a product of pectin degradation in plants, and is produced via the interaction… …   Wikipedia

  • pectic acid — n. a complex, water insoluble acid, formed by hydrolysis of the methyl ester groups of pectin …   English World dictionary

  • pectic acid — noun a complex acid that occurs in ripe fruit and some vegetables • Hypernyms: ↑acid * * * noun Etymology: French acide pectique : any of the pectic substances composed mostly of colloidal polymeric galacturonic acids and essentially free from… …   Useful english dictionary

  • pectic acid — SYN: d galacturonic acid. * * * pectic acid n any of various water insoluble substances formed by hydrolyzing the methyl ester groups of pectins * * * pec·tic ac·id (pekґtik) a complex acid occurring in fruits, containing partially demethylated… …   Medical dictionary

  • pectic acid — pektino rūgštis statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Poli D galakturono rūgštis. formulė Formulę žr. priede. priedas( ai) Grafinis formatas atitikmenys: angl. pectic acid rus. пектиновая кислота …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • pectic acid — noun a) an acidic derivative of a carbohydrate; the active constituent of pectin b) a helical polymer of αD galacturonic acid …   Wiktionary

  • pectic acid — Chem. any of several water insoluble products of the hydrolysis of pectin esters. [1825 35] * * * …   Universalium

  • pectic acid — pec′tic ac′id n. chem. any of several products of the hydrolysis of pectin esters • Etymology: 1825–35; < Gk pēktikós congealing =pēkt(ós) congealed (verbal adj. of pēgnýnai to fix in, make solid) + ikos ic …   From formal English to slang

  • pectic acid — /pɛktɪk ˈæsəd/ (say pektik asuhd) noun any of several water insoluble products of the hydrolysis of pectin esters …   Australian English dictionary

  • acid — Synonyms and related words: DET, DMT, Foamite, LSD, Mary Jane, STP, THC, acerb, acerbate, acerbic, acerbity, acetic, acetose, acetous, acetylsalicylic acid, acid, acidic, acidity, acidulant, acidulated, acidulent, acidulous, acidulousness, acrid …   Moby Thesaurus

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