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glu·ta·mate

 (glo͞o′tə-māt′)
n.
A salt or ester of glutamic acid, especially one that functions as a neurotransmitter that excites cells of the central nervous system.

glutamate

(ˈɡluːtəˌmeɪt)
n
(Chemistry) any salt of glutamic acid, esp its sodium salt. See monosodium glutamate
[C19: from glutam(ic acid) + -ate1]

glu•ta•mate

(ˈglu təˌmeɪt)

n.
a salt or ester of glutamic acid.
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Noun1.glutamate - a salt or ester of glutamic acid
salt - a compound formed by replacing hydrogen in an acid by a metal (or a radical that acts like a metal)