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glutamate

noun glu·ta·mate \ˈglü-tə-ˌmāt\

Definition of GLUTAMATE

:  a salt or ester of glutamic acid; specifically :  a salt or ester of levorotatory glutamic acid that functions as an excitatory neurotransmitter
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First Known Use of GLUTAMATE

1876
Medical Dictionary

glutamate

noun glu·ta·mate \ˈglüt-ə-ˌmāt\

Medical Definition of GLUTAMATE

:  a salt or ester of glutamic acid; specifically :  a salt or ester of levorotatory glutamic acid that functions as an excitatory neurotransmitter—see monosodium glutamate

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