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neuraminic acid

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noun neur·amin·ic acid \ˌn(y)u̇r-ə-ˌmin-ik-\

Medical Definition of neuraminic acid

  1. :  an amino acid C9H17NO8 that is essentially a carbohydrate and occurs in the form of acyl derivatives


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