Pronunciation: kar′bă-mō-il-gloo-tam′ik as′id
Definition: An intermediate in the carbamoylation of ornithine to citrulline in the urea cycle; used in the treatment of patients with a deficiency of the enzyme that synthesizes N-acetylglutamate.
Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.
© Copyright 2018 Wolters Kluwer. All Rights Reserved. Review date: Sep 19, 2016.
Search Stedman's Medical Dictionary
Examples: glitazone, GI cocktail, etc.