from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A white crystalline substance (C8H4N4O7 + 3H2O) obtained when alloxan is brought into contact with reducing agents. Oxidizing agents reconvert it into alloxan. Also called uroxin.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Chem.) A substance produced by acting upon uric with warm and very dilute nitric acid.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun organic chemistry A hemiacetal formed by alloxan with its reduced reaction product dialuric acid.


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