ketoglutaric acid

noun
ke·​to·​glu·​tar·​ic acid | \ˌkē-tō-glü-ˈter-ik-, -ˈta-rik-\

Definition of ketoglutaric acid 

: either of two crystalline keto derivatives C5H6O5 of glutaric acid especially : the alpha keto isomer formed in various metabolic processes (such as the Krebs cycle)

First Known Use of ketoglutaric acid

1908, in the meaning defined above

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ketoglutaric acid

noun
ke·​to·​glu·​tar·​ic acid | \-glü-ˌtar-ik- \

Medical Definition of ketoglutaric acid 

: either of two crystalline keto derivatives C5H6O5 of glutaric acid especially : alpha-ketoglutaric acid

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