hydantoic acid

noun
hy·​dan·​to·​ic acid | \ ¦hīˌdan‧¦tōik- \

Definition of hydantoic acid

: a white crystalline acid NH2CONHCH2COOH obtained especially by boiling hydantoin with alkalies

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History and Etymology for hydantoic acid

hydantoic International Scientific Vocabulary hydrogen + allantoic

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“Hydantoic acid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hydantoic%20acid. Accessed 28 Nov. 2020.

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