Definition of uramil in English:

uramil

Pronunciation /ˈjʊərəmɪl/ /ˈjɔːrəmɪl/

noun

Chemistry
  • A crystalline compound obtained by hydrolysing alloxantin, murexide, and some related compounds.

    Systematic name: 5-aminobarbituric acid; C₄H₅N₃O₃.

Origin

Mid 19th century. From German Uramil from ur- (in Urea) + am- (in Ammoniak) + -il (perhaps a variant of -yl).