dicarboxylic acid cycle

[dī′kär-bŏk-sĭlĭk]

n.

The final portion of the Krebs cycle involving the reactions of dicarboxylic acids, specifically succinic, fumaric, malic, and oxaloacetic acid.

Nearby words

  1. dibutyl phthalate,
  2. dic,
  3. dicalcium silicate,
  4. dicaprio,
  5. dicarboxylic acid,
  6. dicast,
  7. dicastery,
  8. dice,
  9. dice are loaded, the,
  10. dice cup


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