Definition of uroleucic acid
: a crystalline acid C9H10O5 that is found in abnormal urine and is similar to homogentisic acid
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Origin and Etymology of uroleucic acid
uroleucic from 1ur- + leuc- + -ic; uroleucinic from German uroleucin (from 1ur- + leuc- + -in) + English -ic; from its color
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