Meaning of ALGINIC ACID in English


Pronunciation: ( ˌ )al- ' ji-nik-

Function: noun

Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary algin + 1 -ic

Date: 1885

: an insoluble colloidal acid (C 6 H 8 O 6 ) n that in the form of its salts is a constituent of the cell walls of brown algae

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