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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Examples: glitazone, GI cocktail, etc.