alpha-ketoglutaric acid

noun
al·pha-ke·to·glu·tar·ic acid
variants: or α-ketoglutaric acid \-ˌkēt-ō-glü-ˌtar-ik- \

Medical Definition of alpha-ketoglutaric acid 

: the alpha keto isomer of ketoglutaric acid formed in various metabolic processes (as the Krebs cycle)

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