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l-gulonolactone

Pronunciation: gu-lon'o-lak'ton

Definition: The immediate precursor of ascorbic acid in those animals capable of ascorbic acid biosynthesis.

Synonym(s): dihydroascorbic acid, l-gulono-?-lactone

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