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Medical Term:

a-ketoglutaramic acid

Pronunciation: ke'to-glu-tar'am-ik as'id

Definition: A metabolite of glutamine formed by the action of glutamine aminotransferase; elevated in certain cases of hepatocoma.

Synonym(s): 2-oxoglutaric acid

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