from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Pertaining to, or designating, a complex nitrogenous acid of the alloxan group, obtained as a honey-yellow powder. Its solutions have a gelatinous consistency.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Noting an acid, a gelatinous compound, C4H4O2N4.½H2O, prepared by the action of aqueous ammonia on alloxan.


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