uvitonic acid

noun uvi·ton·ic acid \¦yüvə¦tänik-\

Definition of uvitonic acid

  1. :  a crystalline acid CH3C5H2N(COOH)2 obtained by the action of ammonia on pyruvic acid; 6-methyl-2, 4-pyridine-dicarboxylic acid

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Origin and Etymology of uvitonic acid

uvit- (as in uvitic) + -onic


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