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cichoric acid

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

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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.