pteroic acid

noun

pte·​ro·​ic acid tə-ˌrō-ik- How to pronounce pteroic acid (audio)
: a crystalline amino acid C14H12N6O3 formed with glutamic acid by hydrolysis of folic acid

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“Pteroic acid.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/pteroic%20acid. Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

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