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glyc•er•al•de•hyde



Pronunciation: (glis"u-ral'du-hīd"), [key]
n. Biochem.
a white, crystalline, water-soluble solid, C3H6O3, that is an intermediate in carbohydrate metabolism and yields glycerol on reduction. Also called glycer'ic al'dehyde.

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glycemiaglyceric
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