oxalosuccinic acid

noun
ox·​a·​lo·​suc·​cin·​ic acid | \ ˈäk-sə-lō-sək-ˌsi-nik- How to pronounce oxalosuccinic acid (audio) , äk-ˈsa-lō- \

Definition of oxalosuccinic acid

: a tricarboxylic acid C6H6O7 that is formed as an intermediate in the Krebs cycle

First Known Use of oxalosuccinic acid

1925, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for oxalosuccinic acid

oxalic + succinic acid

Learn More About oxalosuccinic acid

Time Traveler for oxalosuccinic acid

Time Traveler

The first known use of oxalosuccinic acid was in 1925

See more words from the same year

Dictionary Entries Near oxalosuccinic acid

oxalonitrile

oxalosuccinic acid

oxaluric acid

See More Nearby Entries 

Statistics for oxalosuccinic acid

Cite this Entry

“Oxalosuccinic acid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/oxalosuccinic%20acid. Accessed 17 Jan. 2022.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

More Definitions for oxalosuccinic acid

oxalosuccinic acid

noun
ox·​a·​lo·​suc·​cin·​ic acid | \ ˈäk-sə-lō-sək-ˌsin-ik- How to pronounce oxalosuccinic acid (audio) , äk-ˈsal-ō- How to pronounce oxalosuccinic acid (audio) \

Medical Definition of oxalosuccinic acid

: a tricarboxylic acid C6H6O7 that is formed as an intermediate in the metabolism of fats and carbohydrates

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Difficult Spelling Words Quiz

  • alphabet pasta spelling help
  • Which is the correct spelling?
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!