pteroylglutamic acid

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noun pter·o·yl·glu·tam·ic acid \ˌter-ə-ˌwil-glü-ˈta-mik-\

Definition of pteroylglutamic acid

Origin and Etymology of pteroylglutamic acid

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


First Known Use: 1943


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pteroylglutamic acid

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noun pter·o·yl·glu·tam·ic acid \ˌter-ə-ˌwil-glü-ˌtam-ik-\

Medical Definition of pteroylglutamic acid

  1. :  folic acid—abbreviation PGA


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