Melanuric
Melanuric Mel`a*nu"ric, a. [Melam + urea.] (Chem.) Pertaining to, or designating, a complex nitrogenous acid obtained by decomposition of melam, or of urea, as a white crystalline powder; -- called also {melanurenic acid}. [1913 Webster]

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  • melanuric — Pertaining to or characterized by melanuria …   Medical dictionary

  • melanuric — adj. having darkly pigmented urine …   English contemporary dictionary

  • melanuric — mel·an·uric …   English syllables

  • melanuric — adjective see melanuria …   Useful english dictionary

  • melanurenic acid — Melanuric Mel a*nu ric, a. [Melam + urea.] (Chem.) Pertaining to, or designating, a complex nitrogenous acid obtained by decomposition of melam, or of urea, as a white crystalline powder; called also {melanurenic acid}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • melanuria — The excretion of urine of a dark color, resulting from the presence of melanin or other pigments or from the action of phenol, creosote, resorcin, and other coal tar derivatives. [melano + G. ouron, urine] * * * mel·an·uria …   Medical dictionary

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