Pronunciation: hi-pyur'ik as'id
Definition: A detoxification and excretory product of benzoate found in the urine of humans and many herbivorous animals; used therapeutically in the form of its salts (hippurates of calcium and ammonium).
[G. hippos, horse, + ouron, urine]
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Examples: glitazone, GI cocktail, etc.