allantoxanic acid

al·​lant·​ox·​an·​ic acid | \ ˌaˌlanˌtäkˈsanik- \

Definition of allantoxanic acid

: a crystalline acid C4H3N3O4 formed by the oxidation of allantoin or of uric acid

called also oxonic acid

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First Known Use of allantoxanic acid

1873, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for allantoxanic acid

International Scientific Vocabulary allant- + oxanic

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“Allantoxanic acid.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Dec. 2020.

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