Hippuric
Hippuric Hip*pu"ric, a. [Gr. "i`ppos horse + o"y`ron urine: cf. F. hippurique.] (Physiol. Chem.) Obtained from the urine of horses; as, hippuric acid. [1913 Webster]

{Hippuric acid}, a white crystalline substance, containing nitrogen, present in the urine of herbivorous animals, and in small quantity in human urine. By the action of acids, it is decomposed into benzoic acid and glycocoll. [1913 Webster]


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  • hippuric acid — [hɪ pjʊərɪk] noun Biochemistry an organic acid present in the urine of herbivores and other mammals. Origin C19: from Gk hippos horse + ouron urine + ic …   English new terms dictionary

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