aspartic acid

noun as·par·tic acid \ ə-ˈspär-tik- \

Definition of aspartic acid

: a crystalline amino acid C4H7NO4 found especially in plants

Origin and Etymology of aspartic acid

International Scientific Vocabulary, irregular from Latin asparagus


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aspartic acid

noun as·par·tic acid \ ə-ˌspärt-ik- \

medical Definition of aspartic acid

: a crystalline amino acid C4H7NO4 that is obtained from many proteins by hydrolysis abbreviation Asp

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