Medical Dictionary


noun as·par·tame \ˈas-pər-ˌtām, ə-ˈspär-\

Medical Definition of ASPARTAME

:  a crystalline dipeptide ester C14H18N2O5 that is synthesized from the amino acids phenylalanine and aspartic acid and is used as a low-calorie sweetener—see nutrasweet


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