Translation of ascorbic acid in Spanish:

ascorbic acid

ácido ascórbico, n.

Pronunciation: /əˌskɔːbɪk ˈasɪd//əˌskɔrbɪk ˈæsəd/

noun

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    ácido ascórbico masculine
    • Citrus fruits, vinegar, and vitamins such as ascorbic acid or folic acid do not change the acidity of your stomach or your bloodstream.
    • Such experiments have been described in the literature with various nutrients, including ascorbic acid.
    • The antioxidant ascorbic acid plays an essential role in defending against oxidant attack in the airways.
    • However, unlike in animals, the biosynthesis of ascorbic acid in plants is only beginning to be unraveled.
    • Most animals can synthesize this vitamin in the liver, where glucose is converted to ascorbic acid.