a white, crystalline, water-soluble vitamin, C 6 H 8 O 6 , occurring naturally in citrus fruits, green vegetables, etc., and often produced synthetically, essential for normal metabolism: used in the prevention and treatment of scurvy, and in wound-healing and tissue repair.
a white crystalline vitamin present in plants, esp citrus fruits, tomatoes, and green vegetables. A deficiency in the diet of man leads to scurvy. Formula: C6H8O6 Also called vitamin C
ascorbic acid a·scor·bic acid (ə-skôr’bĭk)
A white, crystalline vitamin found in citrus fruits, tomatoes, potatoes, and leafy green vegetables and used to prevent scurvy. Also called vitamin C.
See vitamin C.
ascorbic acid [(uh-skawr-bik)]
A form of vitamin C.
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Often, Scriptures. Also called Holy Scripture, Holy Scriptures. the sacred writings of the Old or New Testaments or both together. (often lowercase) any writing or book, especially when of a sacred or religious nature. (sometimes lowercase) a particular passage from the Bible; text. Contemporary Examples His first witness: an FLDS man who read passages of […]
the state or condition of being secret, hidden, or concealed: a meeting held in secrecy. the state of being apart from other people; privacy; seclusion. ability to keep a secret. the habit or characteristic of being secretive; reticence. Archaic. something that is secret or mysterious: the secrecies of nature. Contemporary Examples The group was started […]
incitement of discontent or rebellion against a government. any action, especially in speech or writing, promoting such discontent or rebellion. Archaic. rebellious disorder. Contemporary Examples Waited to hear what she would make, even at this early hearing, of the charge he faced: sedition. The Sedition Files: How an Indian Cartoonist Becomes a Criminal Dilip D’Souza […]