tricarboxylic acid cycle

noun

Examples of tricarboxylic acid cycle in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web One of the pathways that's inhibited is the tricarboxylic acid cycle, or Krebs cycle, which is how cells generate energy through aerobic respiration. Diana Gitig, Ars Technica, 21 Nov. 2018

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Word History

First Known Use

1945, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of tricarboxylic acid cycle was in 1945

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Medical Definition

tricarboxylic acid cycle

noun
tri·​car·​box·​yl·​ic acid cycle ˌtrī-ˌkär-ˌbäk-ˌsil-ik- How to pronounce tricarboxylic acid cycle (audio)

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