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phosphoglyceric acid

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noun phos·pho·gly·cer·ic acid \-gli-ˈser-ik-\

Definition of phosphoglyceric acid

  1. :  either of two isomeric acid phosphates C3H5O3(OPO3H2) of glyceric acid that are formed as intermediates in photosynthesis and in carbohydrate metabolism



1857

First Known Use of phosphoglyceric acid

1857


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phosphoglyceric acid

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noun phos·pho·gly·cer·ic acid \-glis-ˌer-ik-\

Medical Definition of phosphoglyceric acid

  1. :  either of two isomeric phosphates HOOCC2H3(OH)OPO3H2 of glyceric acid that are formed as intermediates in photosynthesis and in carbohydrate metabolism




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