cichoric acid

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Etymology[edit]

Cichorium +‎ -ic: it was first isolated from celery, Cichorium intybus.

Noun[edit]

cichoric acid (uncountable)

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  1. (organic chemistry) A hydroxycinnamic acid of the phenylpropanoid class that stimulates phagocytosis and inhibits the function of hyaluronidase and HIV-1 integrase.