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sorbic acid

 [sor´bik]
an agent that inhibits growth of yeasts and molds and is used as an antimicrobial preservative.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

sor·bic ac·id

(sōr'bik as'id),
A preservative obtained from berries of the rowan/mountain ash, Sorbus aucuparia (family Rosaceae), or prepared synthetically; it inhibits growth of yeast and mold and is nearly nontoxic to humans.
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sorbic acid

(sôr′bĭk)
n.
A white crystalline solid, C6H8O2, first obtained from berries of the rowan and now prepared synthetically, used as a food preservative and fungicide.
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