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

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The first known use of oxalosuccinic acid was in 1925

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“Oxalosuccinic acid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/oxalosuccinic%20acid. Accessed 3 Dec. 2020.

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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

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