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acetic

 [ah-se´tik, ah-set´ik]
pertaining to vinegar or its acid; sour.
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

(a-sē'tik, -set'ik), Do not confuse this word with acidic or ascitic.
1. Denoting the presence of the two-carbon fragment of acetic acid.
2. Relating to vinegar; sour.
[L. acetum, vinegar]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

a·ce·tic

(ă-sē'tik, -set'ik) Do not confuse this word with acidic or ascitic.
1. Denoting the presence of the two-carbon fragment of acetic acid.
2. Relating to vinegar; sour.
[L. acetum, vinegar]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

a·ce·tic

(a-sē'tik, -set'ik)
1. Denoting the presence of the two-carbon fragment of acetic acid.
2. Relating to vinegar; sour.
[L. acetum, vinegar]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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Acetic acid finds applications as a precursor for the production of numerous compounds including camphor, mono chloroacetic acid, photographic chemicals and diketene require acetic acid.
But other people feel it's time to rethink the 50-year-old DOH order on whether synthetic acetic acid is really harmful to the body.
'The presence of synthetic acetic acid merely represents that the vinegar did not undergo fermentation, either through a slow process, quick process or submerged culture process, which is used for commercial vinegar production,' it added.
[We will conduct more tests and if we see that they use synthetic acetic acid, then we will expand the list.]
Global acetic acid demand is steadily increasing due to the increase in the demand of its products: vinyl acetate monomer (VAM), purified terephthalic acid (PTA), ethyl acetate and acetic anhydride.
The extractants used in the study were 0.5 M Acetic acid (Korndorfer et al., 1995), Sodium acetate buffer (Morgan, 1941), Ammonium acetate buffer (McIntosh, 1969), Sodium bicarbonate (Olsen et al., 1954), Acidified ammonium fluoride (Bray and Kurtz, 1945) and Anion Exchange Resin (Sibbesen, 1978).
The operation focuses on identification, monitoring and seizure of consignments of all illicit precursor chemicals especially Acetic Anhydride, Acetyl Chloride, Acetic Acid and Ammonium Chloride, being transported to Afghanistan.
Acetic anhydride is a highly sensitive dual-use chemical which is the main ingredient for manufacturing highly-explosive devices as well as for preparing narcotics substances, especially heroin.
Since no one turned up for clearance, physical examination of the consignment was carried out on January 31, in the presence of representatives of terminal operator and independent surveyors, which led to the recovery of huge quantity of dual-use precursor 'Acetic Anhydride' 15,520 liters stuffed in more than 700 plastic cans worth $1.5 million.
According to details, the acetic anhydride, a main ingredient for preparing narcotics substance as well as use in making highly explosives by the terrorist outfits was shipped from Poland for Peshawar based importer.
KARACHI -- The customs sleuths at Port Qasim on Friday seized a container full of highly sensitive chemical, Acetic Anhydride, which is used in producing explosive devices and heroin preparation, it was learnt.