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kynurenic acid

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noun kyn·uren·ic acid \ˌkīn-yu̇-ˌren-ik-, ˌkin-\

Medical Definition of kynurenic acid

  1. :  a crystalline acid C10H7NO3 that is formed from kynurenine as one of the normal products of tryptophan metabolism and that is excreted in the urine


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