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allantoin

noun al·lan·to·in \ə-ˈlan-tə-wən\

Definition of ALLANTOIN

:  a crystalline oxidation product C4H6N4O3 of uric acid used to promote healing of local wounds and infections

Origin of ALLANTOIN

probably from German, from New Latin allantois + German -in
First Known Use: circa 1844
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allantoin

noun al·lan·to·in \ə-ˈlan-tə-wən\

Medical Definition of ALLANTOIN

:  a crystalline oxidation product C4H6N4O3 of uric acid used to promote healing of local wounds and infections

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