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Medical Term:


Pronunciation: si'klo-for'as-ez

Definition: The group of enzymes in mitochondria that catalyzes the complete oxidation of pyruvic acid to carbon dioxide and water; essentially, those enzymes and coenzymes involved in the tricarboxylic acid cycle.

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