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acetic acid

 [ah-se´tik]
the two-carbon carboxylic acid, the characteristic component of vinegar; used as a solvent, menstruum, and pharmaceutic necessity. Glacial acetic acid (anhydrous acetic acid) is used as a solvent, vesicant and caustic, and pharmaceutic necessity.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

a·ce·tic ac·id

(a-sē'tik as'id),
A product of the oxidation of ethanol and of the destructive distillation of wood; used locally as a counterirritant and occasionally internally, and also as a reagent; contained in vinegars.
Synonym(s): ethanoic acid
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acetic acid

n.
A clear, colorless organic acid, C2H4O2, with a distinctive pungent odor, used as a solvent and in the manufacture of rubber, plastics, acetate fibers, pharmaceuticals, and photographic chemicals. It is the chief acid of vinegar.
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Acetic Acid

Chemistry The main component of vinegar; an organic acid used to manufacture various chemicals—e.g., plastics and other polymers.
Pharmacology A pharmaceutical necessity containing 36% C2H4O2 by weight; it is bactericidal, spermatocidal, and used in vaginal douches for managing Trichomonas, Candida, Haemophilus infections and Acetobacter but, except for producing vinegar, is usually produced synthetically.
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acetic acid

Pharmacology A pharmaceutical necessity containing 36% C2H4O2 by weight; it is bactericidal, spermatocidal, and used in vaginal douches for managing Trichomonas, Candida, Haemophilus infections
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

a·ce·tic ac·id

(ă-sē'tik as'id)
A product of the oxidation of ethanol and of the destructive distillation of wood; used locally as a counterirritant and occasionally internally, and also as a reagent.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

acetic acid

or

ethanoic acid

a clear colourless liquid which gives vinegar its pungent odour. Formula: CH3 COOH.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005

a·ce·tic ac·id

(a-sē'tik as'id)
Product of oxidation of ethanol and of the destructive distillation of wood; used locally as a counterirritant and occasionally internally, and also as a reagent; contained in vinegars.
Synonym(s): ethanoic acid.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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The solution was buffered to pH 5.0 [+ or -] 0.2 using 0.01 M NaOAc (adjusted to pH 5 with HOAc) as the background solution.