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Medical Term:

geranylgeranyl pyrophosphate

Pronunciation: jer'a-nil-jer'a-nil pi'ro-fos'fat

Definition: A key intermediate in the biosynthesis of many terpenes; the key substrate for introducing the geranylgeranyl group into proteins.

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