Trigenic
Trigenic Tri*gen"ic, a. [Pref. tri- + gen- + -ic. So named in reference to its composition, it being supposed to contain the radicals of three molecules of cyanic acid.] (Chem.) Of, pertaining to, or designating, an acid, {C4H7N3O2}, obtained, by the action of the vapor of cyanic acid on cold aldehyde, as a white crystalline substance having a slightly acid taste and faint smell; -- called also {ethidene-biuret} or {ethylidene-biuret}. [1913 Webster]

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  • C4H7N3O2 — Trigenic Tri*gen ic, a. [Pref. tri + gen + ic. So named in reference to its composition, it being supposed to contain the radicals of three molecules of cyanic acid.] (Chem.) Of, pertaining to, or designating, an acid, {C4H7N3O2}, obtained, by… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ethidene-biuret — Trigenic Tri*gen ic, a. [Pref. tri + gen + ic. So named in reference to its composition, it being supposed to contain the radicals of three molecules of cyanic acid.] (Chem.) Of, pertaining to, or designating, an acid, {C4H7N3O2}, obtained, by… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ethylidene-biuret — Trigenic Tri*gen ic, a. [Pref. tri + gen + ic. So named in reference to its composition, it being supposed to contain the radicals of three molecules of cyanic acid.] (Chem.) Of, pertaining to, or designating, an acid, {C4H7N3O2}, obtained, by… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • citrangequat — noun /ˈsɪtɹəndʒˌkwɑːt/ A trigenic hybrid cross of two types of orange and a kumquat See Also: citrange …   Wiktionary

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