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pteroylglutamic acid

noun pter·o·yl·glu·tam·ic acid \ˌter-ə-ˌwil-glü-ˈta-mik-\

Definition of PTEROYLGLUTAMIC ACID

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Origin of PTEROYLGLUTAMIC ACID

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

noun pter·o·yl·glu·tam·ic acid \ˌter-ə-ˌwil-glü-ˌtam-ik-\

Medical Definition of PTEROYLGLUTAMIC ACID

:  folic acid—abbreviation PGA

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