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Medical Term:

rubeanic acid

Pronunciation: ru'be-an'ik as'id


Dithiooxamide, which forms complete dark greenish-black complexes with copper in alkaline ethanolic solution; used histochemically for demonstrating pathologic copper deposits, as in Wilson disease; also reacts with cobalt and nickel.

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