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cyanuric acid

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noun cy·an·uric acid \ˌsī-ə-ˈnu̇r-ik-, -ˈnyu̇r-\

Definition of cyanuric acid

  1. :  a crystalline weak acid C3N3(OH)3 that yields cyanic acid when heated



Origin of cyanuric acid

cyan- + urea


First Known Use: 1838


Medical Dictionary

cyanuric acid

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noun cy·an·uric acid \ˌsī-ə-ˌn(y)u̇r-ik-\

Medical Definition of cyanuric acid

  1. :  a crystalline weak acid C3H3N3O3 used especially in swimming pools to protect the available chlorine from dissipation by sunlight




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