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Medical Term:

Embden-Meyerhof pathway

Pronunciation: em'den mi'er-hof

Definition: the anaerobic glycolytic pathway by which d-glucose (most notably in muscle) is converted to lactate.

Synonym(s): Embden-Meyerhof-Parnas pathway

[Gustav G. Embden, Otto F. Meyerhof]

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