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sac·char·ic ac·id(sak'ă-rik as'id),
Term used to denote the class of dicarboxy sugar acids.
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A white crystalline dicarboxylic acid, C6H10O8, formed by the oxidation of glucose, sucrose, or starch.
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saccharic acidA dicarboxy sugar acid derived by oxidising a sugar (e.g., glucose) with nitric acid.
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