cysteic acid

noun
cys·te·ic acid | \ˈsis-tē-ik- \

Medical Definition of cysteic acid 

: a crystalline amino acid C3H7NO5S formed by oxidation of cysteine or cystine and yielding taurine on decarboxylation

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