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pyruvic acid

noun py·ru·vic acid \pī-ˌrü-vik-\

Medical Definition of PYRUVIC ACID

:  a 3-carbon acid C3H4O3 that is an intermediate in carbohydrate metabolism and can be formed either from glucose after phosphorylation or from glycogen by glycolysis

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