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[er-uh-thawr-bik, er-] /ˈɛr əˈθɔr bɪk, ˌɛr-/

noun, Chemistry.
a crystalline compound, C 6 H 8 O 6 , soluble in water: used as an antioxidant for food and as a reducing agent in photography.

erythorbic acid er·y·thor·bic acid (ěr’ə-thôr’bĭk)
An optical isomer of ascorbic acid used as an antioxidant.


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