Definition of "tannic" []

  • Of or obtained from tannin. (adjective)
  • Of, relating to, containing, or produced from tan, tannin, or tannic acid (adjective)

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Use "tannic" in a sentence
  • "Clivers is of astringent benefit in cancer, because of its "tannic,""
  • "The formation of scab is favored by astringents and styptics, such as tannic acid, iodoform, and 5 per cent solution of zinc chlorid."
  • "When a significant underestimation of starting DNA molecules was found, due to the presence of biological inhibitors such as tannic acid, IgG or quercitin, SOD efficiently marked these amplification profiles as outliers."