dialuric acid

noun

di·​a·​lu·​ric acid
¦dīə¦lu̇rik-
: crystalline heterocyclic acid C4H4N2O4 formed by the reduction of alloxan or the oxidation of uric acid; 5-hydroxy-barbituric acid

Word History

Etymology

International Scientific Vocabulary di- + alloxan + uric

First Known Use

1839, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of dialuric acid was in 1839

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“Dialuric acid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dialuric%20acid. Accessed 27 May. 2024.

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