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an agent that inhibits growth of yeasts and molds and is used as an antimicrobial preservative.
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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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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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