alloxanic acid

noun
al·​lox·​an·​ic acid | \¦aˌläk¦sanik-\

Definition of alloxanic acid 

: a crystalline acid C4H4N2O5 formed by hydrolysis of alloxan; 4-hydroxy-4-hydantoin-carboxylic acid

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First Known Use of alloxanic acid

1839, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for alloxanic acid

International Scientific Vocabulary alloxanic (from alloxan + -ic) + acid; originally formed as German alloxansäure

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alloxan

alloxanate

alloxanic acid

alloxantin

alloxuric

alloxuric base

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