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xanthydrol


xanthydrol

noun xan·thy·drol \zan-ˈthī-ˌdrl, -ˌdrōl\

Definition of XANTHYDROL

:  a crystalline secondary alcohol C13H10O2 that is used especially for the detection of urea with which it forms an insoluble product
March 03, 2015
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