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  • n. A complex nitrogenous compound obtained as a scarlet crystalline substance, and regarded as related to murexide.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A complex nitrogenous compound obtained as a scarlet crystalline substance, and regarded as related to murexide.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A red compound, (CH3)4C8O6N5NH4, prepared by the action of ammonia gas and air on amalic acid. It crystallizes in quadratic prisms and sublimes at 230° C.

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