What does barbituric acid mean?

barbituric acid meaning in General Dictionary

A white crystalline substance CH2CONH2CO based on alloxantin also from malonic acid and urea and thought to be a substituted urea

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  • a white crystalline acid produced from pyrimidine; found in preparing barbiturate drugs
  • A white, crystalline compound, CH2(CO.NH)2.CO,u000du000a based on alloxantin, also from malonic acid and urea, and regardedu000du000a as a substituted urea.

barbituric acid meaning in General Dictionary

A white, crystalline compound, CH2(CO.NH)2.CO, produced from alloxantin, additionally from malonic acid and urea, and considered a substituted urea.


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Roithner, Monats., 1896, 17, p. 172); by the fusion of 0-aminopropionic acid with urea; by the electrolytic reduction of barbituric acid (J.

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