oxalosuccinic acid

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noun ox·a·lo·suc·cin·ic acid \ˈäk-sə-lō-sək-ˌsi-nik-, äk-ˈsa-lō-\

Definition of oxalosuccinic acid

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

Origin and Etymology of oxalosuccinic acid

oxalic + succinic acid


First Known Use: 1925


Medical Dictionary

oxalosuccinic acid

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noun ox·a·lo·suc·cin·ic acid \ˈäk-sə-lō-sək-ˌsin-ik-, äk-ˈsal-ō-\

Medical Definition of oxalosuccinic acid

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


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