[n] - a toxic colorless crystalline organic acid found in oxalis and other plants
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Occurs in plants, and is toxic to higher animals by virtue of its calcium binding properties; it causes the precipitation of calcium oxalate in the kidneys, prevents calcium uptake in the gut, and is not metabolized.
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Occurs in plants and is toxic to higher animals by virtue of its calcium binding properties, it causes the precipitation of calcium oxalate in the kidneys, prevents calcium uptake in the gut and is not metabolised. ... (18 Nov 1997) ...
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ethanedioic acid noun a toxic colorless crystalline organic acid found in oxalis and other plants; used as a bleach and rust remover and in chemical analysis
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(ok-sal´ik) a poisonous dicarboxylic acid found in various fruits and vegetables, and formed in the metabolism of ascorbic acid and ethylene glycol. While it is not usually a problem with normal diets, it is seen in high concentrations in certain ornamental plants (such as Diffenbachia), as well as...
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a colourless, crystalline, toxic organic compound belonging to the family of carboxylic acids. Oxalic acid is widely used as an acid rinse in ... [3 related articles]
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oxalic acid A strong dicarboxylic acid found in foods such as spinach and rhubarb or produced in the body by metabolism of glyoxylic acid or ascorbic acid; it is not metabolized but excreted in the urine. Ingestion of a diet rich in oxalates or a genetic disorder of glycine metabolism (primary hyper...
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Type: Term Pronunciation: ok-sal′ik as′id Definitions: 1. An acid found in many plants and vegetables, particularly in buckwheat (family Polygoniaceae) and Oxalis (family Oxalidaceae); used as a hemostatic in veterinary medicine, but toxic in elevated levels when ingested by humans; also...
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Oxalic acid is an organic compound with the formula H2C2O4. This colorless crystalline solid is a dicarboxylic acid. In terms of acid strength, it is about 3,000 times stronger than acetic acid. Oxalic acid is a reducing agent and its conjugate base, known as oxalate (C2O42−), is a chelating agen...
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A white, crystalline solid, a dibasic carboxylic acid that is slightly soluble in water. It is also known by the systematic name ethanedioic acid and has the chemical formula is (COOH)2, or C2H2O4. Oxalic a...
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oxalic acid (oksăl'ik) or ethanedioic acid (eth"āndīōik) , HO2CCO2H, a colorless, crystalline organic carboxylic acid that melts at 189°C with sublimation. Oxalic acid and oxalate salts are poisonous. Oxalic acid is found in many plants, e.g., sorrel and rhubarb, ...
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Oxalic acid (acid of sugar) is a poison found in various plants including rhubarb and wood sorrel. It is used in calico-printing, for cleaning brass, bleaching wood and for removing stains.
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White, poisonous solid, soluble in water, alcohol, and ether. Oxalic acid is found in rhubarb leaves, and its salts (oxalates) occur in wood sorrel (genus Oxalis, family Oxalidaceae) and other plants. It also occurs naturally in human body cells. It is used in the leather and textile industri...
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