ascorbicacid

a·scor·bic acid (ə-skôrʹbĭk) n.
A white, crystalline vitamin, C6H8O6, found in citrus fruits, tomatoes, potatoes, and leafy green vegetables and used to prevent scurvy. Also called vitamin C.
  [a-1 + scorbutic.]

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Universalium. 2010.

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