HyperDic: ascorbic_acid

English > 1 sense of the expression ascorbic acid:
NOUNsubstanceascorbic acid, vitamin C, Ca vitamin found in fresh fruits (especially citrus fruits) and vegetables
English > ascorbic acid: 1 sense > noun 1, substance
MeaningA vitamin found in fresh fruits (especially citrus fruits) and vegetables; prevents scurvy.
Synonymsvitamin C, C
BroaderantioxidantSubstance that inhibits oxidation or inhibits reactions promoted by oxygen or peroxides
water-soluble vitaminAny vitamin that is soluble in water
Spanishácido ascórbico, vitamina C
Catalanàcid ascòrbic, vitamina C

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