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pteroylglutamic acid

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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Folic acid.

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  • n. The old name for folic acid, a polycyclic heterocyclic carboxylic acid of the vitamin B complex, essential for cell growth and reproduction.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a B vitamin that is essential for cell growth and reproduction

Etymologies

ptero(ic acid), an amino acid (pterin, chemical compound; see aminopterin + -oic) + -yl + glutamic acid.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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