Glu*tar"ic (?), a. [Glutamic + tartaric.] Chem.
Of, pertaining to, or designating, an acid so called; as, glutaric ethers.
Glutaric acid, an organic acid obtained as a white crystalline substance, isomeric with pyrotartaric acid; -- called also normal pyrotartaric acid.<-- one of the natural L-alpha-amino acids found in many proteins -->
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