biuret definition

  • noun:
    • The compound formed by condensation of two molecules of urea using the loss of a molecule of ammonia, (NH2-CO)2NH, or any of its derivatives
    • A white, crystalline, nitrogenous substance, C2O2N3H5, formed by warming urea. It is advanced between urea and cyanuric acid.
    • A compound (C2H5N3O2 + H2O) formed by exposing urea to a higher temperature for quite some time. It forms crystals easily soluble in liquid and liquor.

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