allantoin

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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

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Origin and Etymology of allantoin

probably from German, from New Latin allantois + German -in


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allantoin

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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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