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Medical Term:

Gay-Lussac equation

Pronunciation: ga lu-sahk'

Definition: the overall chemical equation for alcoholic fermentation; C6H12O6 = 2CO2 + 2CH3CH2OH.

[Joseph L. Gay-Lussac]

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