|barbituric acid (ˌbɑːbɪˈtjʊərɪk)|
|Systematic name: 2,4,6-trioxypyrimidine, Also called: malonylurea a white crystalline solid used in the preparation of barbiturate drugs. Formula: C4H4N2O3|
|[C19: partial translation of German Barbitursäure, perhaps from the name Barbara + |
barbituric acid bar·bi·tu·ric acid (bär'bĭ-tur'ĭk, -tyur'-)
An organic acid used in the manufacture of barbiturates.