Definition of Alpha-hydroxy acid

1. Noun. (organic chemistry) Any hydroxy acid, of general formula RCH(OH)COOH, used in the cosmetic industry for their supposed property of reducing wrinkles. ¹



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Alpha-hydroxy Acid

alpha-chymotrypsin-induced glaucoma
alpha-cortol
alpha-cortolone
alpha-d-galactosidase
alpha-d-glucosidase
alpha-endorphin
alpha-farnesene
alpha-fetoprotein
alpha-fetoproteins
alpha-fucosidase
alpha-galactosidase
alpha-globulin
alpha-glucan branching glycosyltransferase
alpha-glucan phosphorylase
alpha-glucosidases
alpha-hydroxy acid (current term)
alpha-hydroxyethylthiamin pyrophosphate
alpha-hydroxyglycine amidating dealkylase
alpha-hydroxymethyl-alpha'-(N-acetylaminomethylene)succinic acid hydrolase
alpha-interferon
alpha-keto acid dehydrogenase
alpha-keto acid dehydrogenase complex
alpha-ketoadipate dehydrogenase
alpha-ketoarginine decarboxylase
alpha-ketobutyrate dehydrogenase
alpha-ketodecarboxylase
alpha-ketoglutaramic acid
alpha-ketoglutarate
alpha-ketoglutarate dehydrogenase complex
alpha-ketoglutarate permease

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