hippuric acid


hippuric acid
A detoxification and excretory product of benzoate found in the urine of humans and many herbivorous animals; used therapeutically in the form of its salts (hippurates of calcium and ammonium). [G. hippos, horse, + ouron, urine]

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hip·pu·ric acid hip-.yu̇r-ik- n a white crystalline nitrogenous acid C9H9NO3 formed in the liver as a detoxification product of benzoic acid and present in the urine of herbivorous animals and in small quantity in human urine

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hip·pu·ric ac·id (hĭ-pūrґik) a crystallizable acid from the urine of domestic animals, occasionally found in human urine. Called also benzoylglycine and urobenzoic acid.

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