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- n. An oxidation product of uric acid, 2,4,5,6(1H,3H)-pyrimidinetetrone, capable of inducing diabetes by destroying pancreatic tissue
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. An oxidation product of uric acid. It is of a pale reddish color, readily soluble in water or alcohol.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One of the products (C4H2N2O4) of the decomposition of uric acid by nitric acid.
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