glyoxylic acid

/gluy"ok sil"ik, gluy'-/
a water-soluble crystalline compound, C2H2O3, that is an intermediate in photorespiration in plants.
[1855-60; GLY(COL) + OX(ALIC) + -YL + -IC]

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