phenylacetic acid


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phenylacetic acid

 [fen″il-ah-se´tik]
a catabolite of phenylalanine; it is excessively formed and excreted, sometimes conjugated with glutamine, in phenylketonuria.

phen·yl·a·ce·tic ac·id

(fen'il-ă-sē'tik as'id),
An abnormal product of phenylalanine catabolism, appearing in the urine of patients with phenylketonuria.

phenylacetic acid

/phen·yl·a·ce·tic ac·id/ (fen″il-ah-se´tik) a catabolite of phenylalanine, excessively formed and excreted in the urine in phenylketonuria.

phenylacetic acid

[fen′iləsē′tik]
a catabolite of phenylalanine, excessively formed and excreted, sometimes conjugated with glutamine, in phenylketonuria.

phen·yl·a·ce·tic ac·id

(fen'il-ă-sē'tik as'id)
An abnormal product of phenylalanine catabolism, appearing in the urine of people with phenylketonuria.
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