allanturic acid

al·​lan·​tu·​ric acid | \ ¦alən¦tu̇rik-, ¦aˌlan-, -tyu̇- \

Definition of allanturic acid

: an acid C3H4N2O3 obtained as a deliquescent mass by the oxidation of allantoin and in other ways; (carboxy-methylene)-urea

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First Known Use of allanturic acid

1842, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for allanturic acid

International Scientific Vocabulary allant- + -uric

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“Allanturic acid.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Oct. 2020.

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