alkapton

alkapton

[al-kap-ton, -tuhn]
noun Biochemistry.

Origin:
1885–90; al(kali) + Greek kápt(ein) to gulp + -on

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alkapton al·kap·ton or al·cap·ton (āl-kāp'tŏn', -tən)
n.
See homogentisic acid.

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