dicarboxylic acid cycle

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dicarboxylic acid cycle di·car·box·yl·ic acid cycle (dī'kär-bŏk-sĭl'ĭk)
n.
The final portion of the Krebs cycle involving the reactions of dicarboxylic acids, specifically succinic, fumaric, malic, and oxaloacetic acid.

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