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oxalosuccinic acid

[ ok-suh-loh-suhk-sin-ik, ok-, ok-sal-oh-, -sal- ]
/ ˈɒk sə loʊ səkˈsɪn ɪk, ˌɒk-, ɒkˈsæl oʊ-, -ˌsæl- /
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noun Biochemistry.

an organic acid, C6H6O7, that is an intermediate formed by the dehydrogenation of isocitric acid in fat and carbohydrate metabolism.

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Origin of oxalosuccinic acid

First recorded in 1920–25; oxal(ic) + -o- + succinic acid

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Medical definitions for oxalosuccinic acid

oxalosuccinic acid
[ ŏk′sə-lō-sək-sĭnĭk, ŏk-săl′ō- ]

n.

A product of the dehydrogenation of isocitric acid and an intermediate in the Krebs cycle.oxalourea
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