aspartame

noun as·par·tame \ ˈas-pər-ˌtām , ə-ˈspär-ˌtām \
Updated on: 16 Nov 2017

Definition of aspartame

:a crystalline compound C14H18N2O5 that is a diamide synthesized from phenylalanine and aspartic acid and that is used as a low-calorie sweetener

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Origin and Etymology of aspartame

aspartic acid + phenylalanine + methyl + ester


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aspartame

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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