glutaric acid glu·tar·ic acid (glōō-tār’ĭk)
An acid formed during the catabolism of tryptophan.
[gloo-tuh-thahy-ohn] /ˌglu təˈθaɪ oʊn/ noun, Biochemistry. 1. a crystalline, water-soluble peptide of , cysteine, and glycine, C 10 H 17 N 3 O 6 S, found in blood and in animal and plant tissues, and important in tissue oxidations and in the activation of some enzymes. /ˌɡluːtəˈθaɪəʊn; -θaɪˈəʊn/ noun 1. (biochem) a tripeptide consisting of […]
[gluhch] /glʌtʃ/ Newfoundland. verb (used with object) 1. to swallow. noun 2. a mouthful.
[gloo-teez] /ˈglu tiz/ plural noun, Informal. 1. the muscles of the buttocks. /ɡluːt/ noun 1. (informal) short for gluteus noun The gluteus maximus muscles; the large muscles of the butt: Work those glutes gluteus muscles
[gloo-tee-uh l, gloo-tee-uh l] /ˈglu ti əl, gluˈti əl/ adjective, Anatomy. 1. pertaining to the buttock muscles or the buttocks. adj. by 1804, from gluteus + -al (1). gluteal glu·te·al (glōō’tē-əl, glōō-tē’-) adj. Of or relating to the buttocks.