5-hydroxyindoleacetic acid


5-hy·​droxy·​in·​dole·​ace·​tic acid ˈfīv-hī-ˌdräk-sē-ˌin-(ˌ)dōl-ə-ˌsēt-ik- How to pronounce 5-hydroxyindoleacetic acid (audio)
: a metabolite C10H9NO3 of serotonin that is present in cerebrospinal fluid and in urine
abbreviation 5-HIAA

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“5-hydroxyindoleacetic acid.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/5-hydroxyindoleacetic%20acid. Accessed 7 Dec. 2023.

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