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Medical Term:

glyceric acid

Pronunciation: gli-ser'ik as'id

Definition: The fatty acid analogue of glycerol; occurs particularly in the form of phosphorylated derivatives as an intermediate in glycolysis.

Synonym(s): 2,3-dihydroxypropranoic acid

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