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  • n. An organic base, C6H6N4, produced by the action of ammonia on glyoxal.
  • n. The organic compound 1-methyl-2-(phenylmethyl)-4(1H)-quinazolinone (a fused derivative of pyrimidine) found in the toothbrush plant, Glycosmis pentaphylla, sometimes used to ease the pain of arthritis

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. An organic base, C6H6N4, produced artificially as a white, crystalline powder, by the action of ammonia on glyoxal.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A colorless compound, , crystallizing in needles which sublime without melting. It is prepared by the interaction of ammonia and glyoxal. Also called diglyoxaline.

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