malonylurea
malonylurea malonylurea n. A white crystalline acid derived from pyrimidine; it is used in preparing barbiturate drugs.

Syn: barbituric acid. [WordNet 1.5]


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  • malonylurea — /mal euh nil yoo ree euh, yoor ee euh, neel /, n. Chem. See barbituric acid. [1885 90; MALONYL + UREA] * * * …   Universalium

  • malonylurea — noun Barbituric acid …   Wiktionary

  • malonylurea — SYN: barbituric acid. * * * mal·o·nyl·urea (y)u̇r ē ə n BARBITURIC ACID …   Medical dictionary

  • malonylurea — n. barbituric acid, organic acid used in the manufacture of hypnotic and sedative drugs (Chemistry) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • malonylurea — noun a white crystalline acid derived from pyrimidine; used in preparing barbiturate drugs • Syn: ↑barbituric acid • Hypernyms: ↑acid * * * ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ noun Etymology: malonyl + urea : barbituric acid …   Useful english dictionary

  • N-malonylurea hydrolase — Identifiers EC number 3.5.1.95 Databases IntEnz IntEnz view …   Wikipedia

  • Barbituric acid — IUPAC name …   Wikipedia

  • Barbital — Systematic (IUPAC) name 5,5 diethylpyrimidine 2,4,6(1H,3H,5H) trione Clinical data MedlinePlus …   Wikipedia

  • barbituric acid — a white, crystalline, slightly water soluble powder, C4H4N2O3, used chiefly in the synthesis of barbiturates. Also called malonylurea. [1865 70] * * * ▪ chemical compound       an organic compound of the pyrimidine family, a class of compounds… …   Universalium

  • barbituric acid — A crystalline dibasic acid from which barbital and other barbiturates are derived; has no sedative action. SYN: malonylurea. * * * bar·bi·tu·ric acid .bär bə .t(y)u̇r ik n a synthetic crystalline acid C4H4N2O3 that is a derivative of pyrimidine …   Medical dictionary

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