picrolonic acid

noun
pic·​ro·​lon·​ic acid | \ˌpik-rə-ˌlän-ik- \

Medical Definition of picrolonic acid 

: a yellow crystalline acidic compound C10H8N4O5 that yields yellow solutions with alkalies and is used as a precipitant for organic bases (as alkaloids)

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