cis-aconitic acid

[sĭsăk′ə-nĭtĭk]

n.

An intermediate in the tricarboxylic acid cycle produced by the dehydration of citric acid.

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.