Definition of oxoglutaric acid in English:

oxoglutaric acid

noun

Biochemistry
  • (In full "α-oxoglutaric acid", "2-oxoglutaric acid"), the dicarboxylic keto acid of which 2-oxoglutarate is the anion, also called α-ketoglutaric acid; 2-oxopentanedioic acid, COOH.CO(CH₃)₂COOH.

Origin

1940s; earliest use found in Journal of the American Chemical Society.