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tar·tar·ic ac·id(tar-tar'ik as'id),
Made from crude tartar; a laxative and refrigerant; used in the manufacture of various effervescing powders, tablets, and granules.
tartaric acid/tar·tar·ic ac·id/ (tahr-tar´ik) any of several isomers of the dicarboxylic acid HOOC(CHOH)2COOH, occurring especially in grapes.
tar·tar·ic ac·id(tahr-tar'ik as'id)
Laxative and refrigerant; also used to manufacture various effervescing powders, tablets, and granules.
a compound used in preparing effervescent powders.