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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

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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ethanoic acid

the systematic name for ACETIC ACID.
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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.
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On the second day of ethanoic acid enemas, we visually observed bloody mucoid stool with pus in these rats--symptoms similar to what would be expected with genuine UC.
A Hypersil ODS C18 chromatographic column (150x4.6mm, 5[micro]m) was used, employing as mobile phase a mixture of methanol and 0.6% ethanoic acid. Gradient elution was applied as follows: 5%-75% methanol from 0 to 13min, and 75% methanol from 13 to 15min.
After electrophoresis, the gel was fixed in 1% ethanoic acid for 30 min.
Noida, India, July 25, 2015 --(PR.com)-- Acetic acid, also known as ethanoic acid, is a clear and colorless liquid with a very pungent odour.