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- How to pronounce oxalosuccinic acid (audio)
: a tricarboxylic acid C6H6O7 that is formed as an intermediate in the Krebs cycle

Word History

Etymology

oxalic + succinic acid

First Known Use

1925, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of oxalosuccinic acid was in 1925

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Cite this Entry

“Oxalosuccinic acid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/oxalosuccinic%20acid. Accessed 19 Jul. 2024.

Medical Definition

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