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pyruvic

[pahy-roo-vik, pi-] /paɪˈru vɪk, pɪ-/
adjective, Chemistry
1.
of or derived from pyruvic acid.
Origin
1830-1840
1830-40; pyr- + Latin ūv(a) grape + -ic
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