urocanic acid

[ yur′ə-kănĭk ]

n.

An acid derived from the oxidative deamination of histidine and present in dog's urine.

Nearby words

  1. urobilinemia,
  2. urobilinogen,
  3. urobilinuria,
  4. urocanate,
  5. urocanate hydratase,
  6. urocele,
  7. urochesia,
  8. urochord,
  9. urochordate,
  10. urochrome


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