noun, Chemistry, Biochemistry.
a water-soluble liquid, C 3 H 4 O 3 , important in many metabolic and fermentative processes, having an odor resembling that of acetic acid, prepared by the dehydration of tartaric acid: used chiefly in biochemical research.
a colourless pleasant-smelling liquid formed as an intermediate in the metabolism of proteins and carbohydrates, helping to release energy to the body; 2-oxopropanoic acid. Formula: CH3COCOOH
pyruvic acid py·ru·vic acid (pī-rōō’vĭk, pĭ-)
A colorless organic liquid formed as a fundamental intermediate in protein and carbohydrate metabolism.
A colorless organic liquid formed by the breakdown of carbohydrates and sugars during cell metabolism. It is the final product of glycolysis and is converted into acetyl coenzyme A, which is required for the Krebs cycle. It is also used in the body to synthesize the amino acid alanine. Chemical formula: C3H4O3.
[pi-thag-er-uh s] /pɪˈθæg ər əs/ noun 1. c582–c500 b.c, Greek philosopher, mathematician, and religious reformer. /paɪˈθæɡərəs/ noun 1. ?580–?500 bc, Greek philosopher and mathematician. He founded a religious brotherhood, which followed a life of strict asceticism and greatly influenced the development of mathematics and its application to music and astronomy /paɪˈθæɡərəs/ noun 1. a deep […]
noun, Chemistry. 1. a yellow, liquid compound, C 3 H 4 O 2 , containing both an aldehyde and a ketone group, usually obtained in a polymeric form: used chiefly in organic synthesis.
[pi-thag-uh-ree-uh n] /pɪˌθæg əˈri ən/ adjective 1. of or relating to , to his school, or to his doctrines. noun 2. a follower of . /paɪˌθæɡəˈriːən/ adjective 1. of or relating to Pythagoras 2. denoting the diatonic scale of eight notes arrived at by Pythagoras and based on a succession of fifths noun 3. a […]
[pi-thag-uh-ree-uh-niz-uh m] /pɪˌθæg əˈri əˌnɪz əm/ noun 1. the doctrines of Pythagoras and his followers, especially the belief that the universe is the manifestation of various combinations of mathematical ratios. /paɪˌθæɡəˈriːəˌnɪzəm/ noun 1. the teachings of Pythagoras and his followers, esp that the universe is essentially a manifestation of mathematical relationships