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  1. murexan(Noun)

    A poorly-characterized nitrogenous material formed from several ureids

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  1. Murexan(noun)

    a complex nitrogenous substance obtained from murexide, alloxantin, and other ureids, as a white, or yellowish, crystalline which turns red on exposure to the air; -- called also uramil, dialuramide, and formerly purpuric acid

  2. Origin: [From Murexide.]


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