nitroxanthic acid


nitroxanthic acid
/nuy"treuh zan"thik, nuy'-/, Chem.
[NITRO- + XANTHIC ACID]

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  • nitroxanthic acid — /nuy treuh zan thik, nuy /, Chem. See picric acid. [NITRO + XANTHIC ACID] …   Useful english dictionary

  • nitroxanthic acid — SYN: picric acid. * * * ni·tro·xan·thic ac·id (ni″tro zanґthik) trinitrophenol …   Medical dictionary

  • nitroxanthic acid — ni′tro•xan′thic ac′id [[t]ˈnaɪ trəˈzæn θɪk, ˌnaɪ [/t]] n. picric acid …   From formal English to slang

  • picric acid — Chem. a yellow, crystalline, water soluble, intensely bitter, poisonous acid, C6H3N3O7, used chiefly in explosives. Also called carbazotic acid, nitroxanthic acid, picronitric acid /puy kroh nuy trik, puy kroh /, trinitrophenol. [1850 55] * * * ▪ …   Universalium

  • picric acid — Has been used as an application in burns, eczema, erysipelas, and pruritus. SYN: carbazotic acid, nitroxanthic acid. [G. pikros, bitter] * * * pic·ric acid .pik rik n a bitter toxic explosive yellow crystalline strong acid C6H3N3O7 used esp. as a …   Medical dictionary