dialuric acid

di·​a·​lu·​ric acid | \ ¦dīə¦lu̇rik- \

Definition of dialuric acid

: crystalline heterocyclic acid C4H4N2O4 formed by the reduction of alloxan or the oxidation of uric acid; 5-hydroxy-barbituric acid

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First Known Use of dialuric acid

1839, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for dialuric acid

International Scientific Vocabulary di- + alloxan + uric

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“Dialuric acid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dialuric%20acid. Accessed 3 Aug. 2020.

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