Meaning of galacturonic in English:

galacturonic

Pronunciation /ɡəˌlaktʃəˈrɒnɪk/

adjective

Chemistry
  • "galacturonic acid", a crystalline acid which is the uronic acid of galactose, and is the subunit from which pectin is composed.

    Formula: C₆H₁₀O₇.

Origin

Early 20th century; earliest use found in Chemical Abstracts. From galact- + -uronic, after German Galacturonsäure galacturonic acid.