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Meaning of quinic acid

quin'ic ac'id

Pronunciation: (kwin'ik), [key]
— Chem. Chem.
  1. a white, crystalline, water-soluble, solid cyclic compound, CHO, present in cinchona bark, coffee beans, and the leaves of many plants.
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