pteroylglutamic acid


pter·o·yl·glu·tam·ic acid

noun \ˌter-ə-ˌwil-glü-ˈta-mik-\

Definition of PTEROYLGLUTAMIC ACID

Origin of PTEROYLGLUTAMIC ACID

International Scientific Vocabulary pteroyl, the radical (C13H11N6O)CO + glutamic acid
First Known Use: 1943

pter·o·yl·glu·tam·ic acid

noun \ˌter-ə-ˌwil-glü-ˌtam-ik-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of PTEROYLGLUTAMIC ACID

: folic acid—abbreviation PGA

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