alkapton

[ al-kap-ton, -tuh n ]
/ ælˈkæp tɒn, -tən /

noun Biochemistry.

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Origin of alkapton

1885–90; al(kali) + Greek kápt(ein) to gulp + -on
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Medical definitions for alkapton

alkapton

n.

homogentisic acid
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