uroxanic acid

noun urox·an·ic acid \¦yu̇ˌräk¦sanik\

Definition of uroxanic acid

  1. :  a crystalline acid C5H8N4O6 derived from imidazole and obtained by the slow oxidation of uric acid in alkaline solution

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Origin and Etymology of uroxanic acid

International Scientific Vocabulary 1ur- + alloxan + -ic


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