guanido-acetic acid

gua·ni·do-ace·tic ac·id (gwah″nĭ-do-ə-seґtik) guanidinoacetic acid.

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  • guanidinoacetic acid — gua·ni·di·no·a·ce·tic ac·id (gwah″nĭ de″no ə seґtik) a nitrogenous compound formed enzymatically in the liver, pancreas, and kidney by a reaction transfering an amidino group between arginine and glycine, and N methylated in …   Medical dictionary

  • guanidoacetic acid — |gwänədō+... noun Etymology: guanido + acetic : glycocyamine …   Useful english dictionary

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