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glyoxylic acid

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noun gly·ox·yl·ic acid \ˌglī-(ˌ)äk-ˈsil-ik-\

Medical Definition of glyoxylic acid

  1. :  a syrupy or crystalline aldehyde acid C2H2O3 or C2H4O4 that is an important intermediate compound in plant and animal metabolism and occurs especially in unripe fruit


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