Definition for PY-RO-LITH'IC, or PYR-U'RIC

PY-RO-LITH'IC, or PYR-U'RIC, a. [Gr. πυρ, fire, and λιθος, stone.]

The pyrolithic acid is an acid of recent discovery. It is obtained from the silvery white plates which sublime from uric acid concretions, when distilled in a retort. Now considered identical with cyanuric acid.

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