hippuran

noun
hip·​pu·​ran | \ ˈhip-yu̇-ˌran How to pronounce hippuran (audio) \

Medical Definition of hippuran

: a white crystalline iodine-containing powder C9H7INNaO3·2H2O used as a radiopaque agent in urography of the kidney

called also iodohippurate sodium, sodium iodohippurate

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“Hippuran.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/hippuran. Accessed 3 Dec. 2020.

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