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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The purpuric acid of Prout (C4H3.NH2.N2O3). It is a product of the decomposition of murexide.

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

  • noun (Chem.) A complex nitrogenous substance obtained from murexide, alloxantin, and other ureids, as a white, or yellowish, crystalline which turns red on exposure to the air; -- called also uramil, dialuramide, and formerly purpuric acid.

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

  • noun obsolete, chemistry A poorly-characterized nitrogenous material formed from several ureids

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