ascorbase a·scor·base (ə-skôr’bās)
A copper-containing enzyme that catalyzes the oxidation of ascorbic acid.
a salt or other derivative of ascorbic acid. noun a salt of ascorbic acid ascorbate a·scor·bate (ə-skôr’bāt, -bĭt) n. A salt of ascorbic acid. ascorbate (ə-skôr’bāt, -bĭt) A salt or ester of ascorbic acid (vitamin C).
adj. 1933 (in ascorbic acid), from a- (2) + scorb(ut)ic “of scurvy” (from Medieval Latin scorbuticus “scurvy”); originally in reference to Vitamin C, which is an anti-scorbutic. The Latin word is perhaps of German or Dutch origin.
a formed within an ascus. noun one of the spores (usually eight in number) that are produced in an ascus ascospore (ās’kə-spôr’) A sexually produced fungal spore formed within an ascus of ascomycetes. Ascospores have a haploid number of chromosomes and are formed by meiosis of the diploid zygote that results when the nuclei of […]
a necktie or scarf with broad ends, tied and arranged so that the ends are laid flat, one across the other, sometimes with a pin to secure them. a village in SE Berkshire, in S England: annual horse races. Contemporary Examples Today we associate the morning coat with arch-formality, like weddings, state funerals or an […]