Definition of Mandelic acid

1. Noun. (organic compound) 2-phenyl-2-hydroxyacetic acid, C6H5CH(OH)COOH; originally extracted from bitter almonds, it has antibacterial and bacteriostatic properties. ¹



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Medical Definition of Mandelic acid

1. C6H5CHOHCOOH;a urinary antibacterial agent (both bactericidal and bacteriostatic). Synonym: hydroxytoluic acid, phenylglycolic acid. Origin: Ger. Mandel, almond (05 Mar 2000)

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