uroleucic acid

noun uro·leu·cic acid \¦yu̇rō¦lüsik-\
variants: or

uroleucinic acid

\¦yu̇rō¦lü¦sinik-\

Definition of uroleucic acid

  1. :  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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