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dicarboxylic acid cycle



  1. that portion of the tricarboxylic acid cycle involving the dicarboxylic acids (succinic, fumaric, malic, and oxaloacetic acids);
  2. a cyclic scheme in which certain steps of the tricarboxylic acid cycle are used with the glyoxylate cycle; important in the use of glyoxylic acid in microorganisms.

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