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phenylpyruvic acid

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noun phe·nyl·py·ru·vic acid \-pī-ˌrü-vik-\

Medical Definition of phenylpyruvic acid

  1. :  a crystalline keto acid C9H8O3 found in the urine as a metabolic product of phenylalanine especially in phenylketonuria




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