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Medical Term:

quisqualate

Pronunciation: kwis'kwa-lat

Definition: An agonist at glutamate receptors of the amino-3-hydroxy-5-methyl-isoxazole-4-propionic acid (AMPA) type. The anion formed when quisqualic acid is dissolved in water.

See: quisqualic acid

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