argininosuccinic acid

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argininosuccinic acid ar·gi·ni·no·suc·cin·ic acid (är'jə-nĭ-nō-sək-sĭn'ĭk, är'jə-nē'-)
n.
An acid formed as an intermediate during the urea cycle in a reaction involving aspartic acid and adenosine triphosphate.

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