oxalosuccinic acid

[ok-suh-loh-suh k-sin-ik, ok-, ok-sal-oh-, -sal-]
noun Biochemistry.
  1. an organic acid, C6H6O7, that is an intermediate formed by the dehydrogenation of isocitric acid in fat and carbohydrate metabolism.

Origin of oxalosuccinic acid

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

oxalosuccinic acid

[ŏk′sə-lō-sək-sĭnĭk, ŏk-săl′ō-]
  1. A product of the dehydrogenation of isocitric acid and an intermediate in the Krebs cycle.oxalourea
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