vanillylmandelic acid

noun

van·​il·​lyl·​man·​de·​lic acid ˌvan-ə-ˌlil-man-ˌdē-lik- How to pronounce vanillylmandelic acid (audio)
: a principal catecholamine metabolite C9H10O5 whose presence in excess in the urine is used as a test for pheochromocytoma
abbreviation VMA

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“Vanillylmandelic acid.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/vanillylmandelic%20acid. Accessed 22 Jun. 2024.

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