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ketoglutaric acid

noun ke·to·glu·tar·ic acid \-glü-ˈta-rik-\

Definition of KETOGLUTARIC ACID

:  either of two crystalline keto derivatives C5H6O5 of glutaric acid; especially :  the alpha keto isomer formed in various metabolic processes (as the Krebs cycle)

First Known Use of KETOGLUTARIC ACID

1908

ketoglutaric acid

noun ke·to·glu·tar·ic acid \-glü-ˌtar-ik-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of KETOGLUTARIC ACID

:  either of two crystalline keto derivatives C5H6O5 of glutaric acid; especially :  alpha-ketoglutaric acid

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