hippuric acid

noun
hip·pu·ric acid | \ hip-ˌyu̇r-ik- \

Medical Definition of hippuric acid 

: a white crystalline nitrogenous acid C9H9NO3 formed in the liver as a detoxification product of benzoic acid and present in the urine of herbivorous animals and in small quantity in human urine

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