xanthurenic acid

noun
xanth·​uren·​ic acid | \ ˌzanth-yə-ˌren-ik- How to pronounce xanthurenic acid (audio) \

Medical Definition of xanthurenic acid

: a yellow crystalline phenolic acid C10H7NO4 closely related to kynurenic acid that is a tryptophan metabolite excreted in the urine

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“Xanthurenic acid.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/xanthurenic%20acid. Accessed 5 Mar. 2021.

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