Definition of citrate in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈsitrāt/


A salt or ester of citric acid.
Example sentences
  • The metabolites considered are pyruvate, malate and citrate.
  • If you decide to take calcium supplements, look for lactates, citrates, and amino acid chelates, preferably in capsule form rather than hard tablets because they're more easily broken down.
  • Some cheletes are fumarates, gluconates, asparatates, citrates and amino acids.

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Syllabification: cit·rate

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