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  • adj. Of or pertaining to hippuric acid or its derivatives

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  • adj. Obtained from the urine of horses.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Relating to or obtained from the urine of horses.


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From hipp- +‎ uric.


  • In the herbivora the nitrogenous waste takes the form of another body called hippuric acid.

    The Chemistry of Food and Nutrition

  • Gut flora-derived metabolites such as hippuric acid, trigonelline,

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  • “The stink of our state judiciary is growing too strongly ammoniac and hippuric for endurance,” wrote George Templeton Strong in his diary.

    A History of American Law

  • The hippuric acid in cranberry juice also helps prevent bacteria from sticking to the bladder lining mucosa.


  • These are chiefly found in the urine, such as _urea_, _uric_ and _hippuric acids_, and _ammonia_ salts.

    Manures and the principles of manuring

  • More recently, however, Dr Hampe has carried out experiments with _urea_, _uric acid_, _hippuric acid_, and _glycocoll_.

    Manures and the principles of manuring

  • Among the special organic constituents of the urine are three substances, urea, uric acid, and hippuric acid, which are of much importance in a manurial point of view.

    Elements of Agricultural Chemistry

  • This is due to the conversion of urea into carbonate of ammonia; and the same change takes place, though more slowly, with uric and hippuric acids.

    Elements of Agricultural Chemistry

  • The speaker had, finally, demonstrated the synthesis of hippuric acid and sulphate of phenol in the excided kidney as a function of its cells, by adding to the blood pouring through the kidney, in the first place, benzoic acid and glycol; in the second place, phenol and sulphate of soda.

    Scientific American Supplement, No. 586, March 26, 1887

  • MURLIN, J. R.: The amino acid factors and hippuric acid in the urine of pellagrins.

    The Vitamine Manual


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  • (adjective) - Pertaining to the urine of horses; hippuric acid, an acid obtained from the urine of horses; from Greek hippos horse, and ouron, urine. --Rev. John Boag's Imperial Lexicon of the English Language, c. 1850

    February 6, 2018