phosphoglyceric acid

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phos·​pho·​gly·​cer·​ic acid | \ ˌfäs-(ˌ)fō-gli-ˈser-ik- How to pronounce phosphoglyceric acid (audio) \

Definition of phosphoglyceric acid

: either of two isomeric acid phosphates C3H5O3(OPO3H2) of glyceric acid that are formed as intermediates in photosynthesis and in carbohydrate metabolism

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1845, in the meaning defined above

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“Phosphoglyceric acid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/phosphoglyceric%20acid. Accessed 20 Jan. 2021.

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phosphoglyceric acid

noun
phos·​pho·​gly·​cer·​ic acid | \ -glis-ˌer-ik- How to pronounce phosphoglyceric acid (audio) \

Medical Definition of phosphoglyceric acid

: either of two isomeric phosphates HOOCC2H3(OH)OPO3H2 of glyceric acid that are formed as intermediates in photosynthesis and in carbohydrate metabolism

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