urocanic acid


uro·ca·nic acid

noun \ˌyr-ə-ˌkā-nik-, -ˌkan-ik-\

Definition of UROCANIC ACID

: a crystalline acid C6H6N2O2 normally present in human skin that is held to act as a screening agent for ultraviolet radiation

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