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noun al·lox·an \ə-ˈläk-sən\

Medical Definition of ALLOXAN

:  a crystalline compound C4H2N2O4 causing diabetes mellitus when injected into experimental animals; also :  one of its similarly acting derivatives—called also mesoxalylurea
April 18, 2015
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to veil, ripple, or meander
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