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pyruvate

[pahy-roo-veyt, pi-]
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noun Chemistry.
  1. an ester or salt of pyruvic acid.

Origin of pyruvate

First recorded in 1850–55; pyruv(ic acid) + -ate2
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pyruvate in Medicine

pyruvate

(pī-rōōvāt, pĭ-)
n.
  1. A salt or ester of pyruvic acid.
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pyruvate in Science

pyruvate

[pī-rōōvāt, pĭ-]
  1. A salt, ester, or ionized form of pyruvic acid, containing the group CH3COCOO.
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