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glutamate

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noun glu·ta·mate \ˈglü-tə-ˌmāt\

Definition of glutamate

  1. :  a salt or ester of glutamic acid; specifically :  a salt or ester of levorotatory glutamic acid that functions as an excitatory neurotransmitter



1876

First Known Use of glutamate

1876


Medical Dictionary

glutamate

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noun glu·ta·mate \ˈglüt-ə-ˌmāt\

Medical Definition of glutamate

  1. :  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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