[ gloo-tuh-meyt ]
/ ˈglu təˌmeɪt /
a salt or ester of glutamic acid.
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British Dictionary definitions for glutamate
/ (ˈɡluːtəˌmeɪt) /
any salt of glutamic acid, esp its sodium saltSee monosodium glutamate
Word Origin for glutamate
C19: from glutam (ic acid) + -ate 1
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Medical definitions for glutamate
[ glōō′tə-māt′ ]
A salt of glutamic acid.
An ester of glutamic acid.
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