dialuric acid

noun di·a·lu·ric acid \¦dīə¦lu̇rik-\

Definition of dialuric acid

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

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Origin and Etymology of dialuric acid

International Scientific Vocabulary di- + alloxan + uric

First Known Use: 1839

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feeling or affected by lethargy

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