citrate synthase

noun

Medical Definition of citrate synthase

: an enzyme that catalyzes condensation of acetyl coenzyme A with oxaloacetate to form citric acid in the Krebs cycle

called also citrogenase

Comments on citrate synthase

What made you want to look up citrate synthase? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

to spread over or through

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

The Exceptions Quiz III

  • one green toy robot amidst many red toy robots
  • Which of these words does not mean "nonsense"?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Syn City

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

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!