Complete Definition of "alpha-hydroxy acid"

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Noun
en-noun|sg=alpha-hydroxy acid (abbreviation AHA)

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

See also
citric acid
glycolic acid
lactic acid

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