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  1. dichloroacetate(Noun)

    Any salt or ester of dichloroacetic acid.

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  1. Dichloroacetate

    An acetic acid derivative that is a metabolite of TRICHLOROETHYLENE and is formed during chlorine disinfection of drinking water. It has effects on GLUCOSE metabolism, lowers LACTATE, and activates the PYRUVATE DEHYDROGENASE COMPLEX.

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