Meaning of erythorbic acid

er'y•thor'bic ac'id

Pronunciation: (er'u-thôr'bik, er"-), [key]
— Chem. Chem.
  1. a crystalline compound, CHO, soluble in water: used as an antioxidant for food and as a reducing agent in photography.
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