Oxonic
Oxonic Ox*on"ic, a. [Prob. glyoxalic + carbonic.] (Chem.) Pertaining to, or designating, a complex nitrogenous acid ({C4H5N3O4}) not known in the free state, but obtained, in combination with its salts, by a slow oxidation of uric acid, to which it is related. [1913 Webster]

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  • oxonic — ox·on·ic …   English syllables

  • oxonic — …   Useful english dictionary

  • oxonic acid — (ˈ)äk|sänik noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary ox (I) + onic (probably from carbonic); originally formed in German : allantoxanic acid …   Useful english dictionary

  • C4H5N3O4 — Oxonic Ox*on ic, a. [Prob. glyoxalic + carbonic.] (Chem.) Pertaining to, or designating, a complex nitrogenous acid ({C4H5N3O4}) not known in the free state, but obtained, in combination with its salts, by a slow oxidation of uric acid, to which… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Oxonate — Ox o*nate, n. (Chem.) A salt of oxonic acid. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • allantoxanic acid — ˌaˌlanˌtäkˈsanik noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary allant + oxanic : a crystalline acid C4H3N3O4 formed by the oxidation of allantoin or of uric acid called also oxonic acid …   Useful english dictionary

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