Chlorogenic-acid



[klawr-uh-jen-ik, klohr-, klawr-, klohr-] /ˈklɔr əˈdʒɛn ɪk, ˈkloʊr-, ˌklɔr-, ˌkloʊr-/

noun, Biochemistry.
1.
a colorless crystalline acid, C 16 H 18 O 9 , that is important in plant metabolism and is purportedly responsible for the browning or blackening of cut apples, potatoes, and other fruits and vegetables.

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