Definition of phosphoglycerate in US English:

phosphoglycerate

noun

Chemistry
  • A salt or ester, or an anion, of a phosphoglyceric acid.

Origin

Mid 19th century. From phospho- + glycerate (although this is apparently first attested slightly later), after French phosphoglycérate. Compare German Phosphoglycerat.

Pronunciation

phosphoglycerate

/ˌfɒsfəʊˈɡlɪsəreɪt/