uroxanic etymology

English word uroxanic comes from English uric (Pertaining to, contained in, or obtained from urine.), English alloxan

Detailed word origin of uroxanic

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
uric English (eng) Pertaining to, contained in, or obtained from urine.
alloxan English (eng) (biochemistry) An oxidation product of uric acid, 2,4,5,6(1H,3H)-pyrimidinetetrone, capable of inducing diabetes by destroying pancreatic tissue.
uroxanic English (eng) (chemistry) Pertaining to, or designating, an acid, C5H8N4O6, which is obtained by the slow oxidation of uric acid in alkaline solution.

Words with the same origin as uroxanic

Descendants of uric
Descendants of alloxan