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Medical Term:

phosphoglyceric acid

Pronunciation: fos'fo-gli-ser'ik as'id

Definition:

  1. an acid anhydride between glyceric acid and phosphoric acid.
  2. the deprotonated form, 2-phosphoglycerate, is an intermediate in glycolysis.
  3. the deprotonated form, 3-phosphoglycerate, is an intermediate in glycolysis.
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