pteroylglutamic acid

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pter·​o·​yl·​glu·​tam·​ic acid | \ ˌter-ə-ˌwil-glü-ˈta-mik- How to pronounce pteroylglutamic acid (audio) \

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First Known Use of pteroylglutamic acid

1943, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for pteroylglutamic acid

International Scientific Vocabulary pteroyl, the radical (C13H11N6O)CO + glutamic acid

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pteroylglutamic acid

noun
pter·​o·​yl·​glu·​tam·​ic acid | \ ˌter-ə-ˌwil-glü-ˌtam-ik- How to pronounce pteroylglutamic acid (audio) \

Medical Definition of pteroylglutamic acid

: folic acid abbreviation PGA

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