Definición de ascorbic acid en inglés:

ascorbic acid

Silabificación: a·scor·bic ac·id
Pronunciación: /əˌskôrbik ˈasəd
 
/

sustantivo

A vitamin found particularly in citrus fruits and green vegetables. It is essential in maintaining healthy connective tissue, and is also thought to act as an antioxidant. Severe deficiency causes scurvy. Also called vitamin C.
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Citrus fruits, vinegar, and vitamins such as ascorbic acid or folic acid do not change the acidity of your stomach or your bloodstream.
  • The antioxidant ascorbic acid plays an essential role in defending against oxidant attack in the airways.
  • Most animals can synthesize this vitamin in the liver, where glucose is converted to ascorbic acid.

Origen

1930s: from a-1 'without' + medieval Latin scorbutus 'scurvy' + -ic.

Derivativos

ascorbate

Pronunciación: /-bāt, -bit/
sustantivo
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • For instance, ascorbate (vitamin C) provides incomplete retinal protection for albino rats exposed to blue light.
  • The synthesis of ascorbate (vitamin C) does not occur in primates.
  • The active form of vitamin C is ascorbate acid itself.

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