rubeanic acid

noun
ru·​be·​an·​ic acid | \ ˌrü-bē-ˌan-ik- How to pronounce rubeanic acid (audio) \

Medical Definition of rubeanic acid

: an intensely colored weak acid (CSNH2)2 that is used as a reagent for copper, cobalt, and nickel

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“Rubeanic acid.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/rubeanic%20acid. Accessed 27 Sep. 2020.

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