Kynurenic
Kynurenic Ky`nu*ren"ic, a. [Gr. ?, ?, dog + ? urine.] (Physiol. Chem.) Pertaining to, or designating, an acid obtained from the urine of dogs. By decomposition the acid yields a nitrogenous base (called kynurin) and carbonic acid. [Written also {cynurenic}.] [1913 Webster]

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  • kynurenic acid — |ki]nyə|renik , |kī] noun Etymology: kynurenic International Scientific Vocabulary kyn (from Greek kyn , kyōn dog) + uren (irregular from Greek ouron urine) + ic more at hound, urine : a crystalline acid C9H5N(OH)COOH occurring in the urine of… …   Useful english dictionary

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  • cynurenic — Kynurenic Ky nu*ren ic, a. [Gr. ?, ?, dog + ? urine.] (Physiol. Chem.) Pertaining to, or designating, an acid obtained from the urine of dogs. By decomposition the acid yields a nitrogenous base (called kynurin) and carbonic acid. [Written also… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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