uroxanic acid


urox·​an·​ic acid
: a crystalline acid C5H8N4O6 derived from imidazole and obtained by the slow oxidation of uric acid in alkaline solution

Word History


International Scientific Vocabulary ur- entry 1 + alloxan + -ic

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“Uroxanic acid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/uroxanic%20acid. Accessed 13 Jul. 2024.

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