alloxan definition

  • noun:
    • An oxidation item of uric-acid, 2,4,5,6(1H,3H)-pyrimidinetetrone, with the capacity of inducing diabetes by destroying pancreatic structure
    • An oxidation item of uric acid. Its of a pale reddish color, readily soluble in liquid or alcoholic beverages.
    • the services and products (C4H2N2O4) associated with decomposition of the crystals by nitric acid.

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