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aspartate

[ uh-spahr-teyt ]
/ əˈspɑr teɪt /
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noun Biochemistry.

a salt or ester formed from aspartic acid.

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Origin of aspartate

First recorded in 1860–65; aspart(ic acid) + -ate2
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Medical definitions for aspartate

aspartate
[ ə-spärtāt ]

n.

A salt of aspartic acid.
An ester of aspartic acid.
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