Medical Definition of Ophthalmic acid

1. A tripeptide occurring in lens, similar to glutathione but differing in the replacement of cysteine by alpha-amino-n-butyric acid (i.e., in the replacement of -SH by -CH3); a potent inhibitor of glyoxalase. Compare: norophthalmic acid. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ophthalmic Acid

ophryogenes
ophryon
ophryons
ophryosis
ophryospinal angle
ophthalm-
ophthalmalgia
ophthalmectomy
ophthalmia
ophthalmia eczematosa
ophthalmia neonatorum
ophthalmia nivalis
ophthalmia nodosa
ophthalmias
ophthalmic
ophthalmic acid (current term)
ophthalmic artery
ophthalmic hyperthyroidism
ophthalmic nerve
ophthalmic ointment
ophthalmic plexus
ophthalmic solutions
ophthalmic vein
ophthalmic veins
ophthalmick
ophthalmics
ophthalmies
ophthalmite

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