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- n. A poorly-characterized nitrogenous material formed from several ureids
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. 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 The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The purpuric acid of Prout (C4H3.NH2.N2O3). It is a product of the decomposition of murexide.
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