diphosphoglyceric acid

noun
di·​phos·​pho·​gly·​cer·​ic acid | \(ˌ)dī-ˈfäs-fō-gli-ˌser-ik- \

Definition of diphosphoglyceric acid 

: a diphosphate of glyceric acid that is an important intermediate in photosynthesis and in glycolysis and fermentation

First Known Use of diphosphoglyceric acid

1959, in the meaning defined above

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diphosphoglyceric acid

noun
di·​phos·​pho·​gly·​cer·​ic acid
variants: or 1,3-diphosphoglyceric acid \(ˌwən-​ˌthrē-​)(ˈ)dī-​ˈfäs-​fō-​glis-​ˌer-​ik-​ \

Medical Definition of diphosphoglyceric acid 

: a diphosphate C3H8O9P2 of glyceric acid that is an important intermediate in photosynthesis and in glycolysis and fermentation

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