Uvitonic U`vi*ton"ic, a. (Chem.) Pertaining to, or designating, an acid which is obtained as a white crystalline substance by the action of ammonia on pyrotartaric acid. [1913 Webster]

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  • uvitonic — uvi·ton·ic …   English syllables

  • uvitonic acid — |yüvə|tänik noun Etymology: uvit (as in uvitic) + onic : a crystalline acid CH3C5H2N(COOH)2 obtained by the action of ammonia on pyruvic acid; 6 methyl 2, 4 pyridine dicarboxylic acid …   Useful english dictionary

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