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pteroylglutamic acid(tĕrō'ĭlglo͞otăm`ĭk): see vitaminvitamin,
group of organic substances that are required in the diet of humans and animals for normal growth, maintenance of life, and normal reproduction. Vitamins act as catalysts; very often either the vitamins themselves are coenzymes, or they form integral parts of coenzymes.
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pteroylglutamic acid[¦ter·ə·wəl·glü′tam·ik ′as·əd]
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