cyanuric acid

noun cy·an·uric acid \ ˌsī-ə-ˈnu̇r-ik- , -ˈnyu̇r- \

Definition of cyanuric acid

: a crystalline weak acid C3N3(OH)3 that yields cyanic acid when heated

Origin and Etymology of cyanuric acid

cyan- + urea


Medical Dictionary

cyanuric acid

noun cy·an·uric acid \ ˌsī-ə-ˌn(y)u̇r-ik- \

medical Definition of cyanuric acid

: a crystalline weak acid C3H3N3O3 used especially in swimming pools to protect the available chlorine from dissipation by sunlight

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