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glutamate

[gloo-tuh-meyt] /ˈglu təˌmeɪt/
noun
1.
a salt or ester of glutamic acid.
Origin of glutamate
1875-1880
1875-80; glutam(ic acid) + -ate2
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British Dictionary definitions for glutamate

glutamate

/ˈɡluːtəˌmeɪt/
noun
1.
any salt of glutamic acid, esp its sodium salt See monosodium glutamate
Word Origin
C19: from glutam(ic acid) + -ate1
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Word Origin and History for glutamate
n.

1876, from glutamic acid (see gluten) + -ate (3).

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glutamate in Medicine

glutamate glu·ta·mate (glōō'tə-māt')
n.

  1. A salt of glutamic acid.

  2. An ester of glutamic acid.

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