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  1. glutamic acid.
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Examples from the Web for glu

Historical Examples

  • Glu′tin, Glī′adin, the separable viscid constituent of wheat-gluten, soluble in alcohol.

    Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 2 of 4: E-M)


  • Glue′-pot, a vessel for melting glue; Glu′er, one who cements with glue.

  • They cut three heavy bunches and were returning home, when Glu and Tui began to quarrel, on the steep mountain path.

  • But Tui, who was the elder by a little while, was jealous that his brother Glu had been tatooed first.

glu in Medicine


  1. glutamic acid
  2. glutamine
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