allantoxanic acid


al·​lant·​ox·​an·​ic acid
: a crystalline acid C4H3N3O4 formed by the oxidation of allantoin or of uric acid

called also oxonic acid

Word History


International Scientific Vocabulary allant- + oxanic

First Known Use

1873, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of allantoxanic acid was in 1873

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“Allantoxanic acid.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Jun. 2023.

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