hippurate

noun
hip·​pu·​rate | \ ˈhip-yu̇-ˌrāt How to pronounce hippurate (audio) \

Medical Definition of hippurate

: a salt or ester of hippuric acid

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hippuric acid

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“Hippurate.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/hippurate. Accessed 28 Sep. 2022.

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