Hippuric-acid Sentence Examples
The glands secrete hippuric acid which passes from the pericardium into the renal organs.
For this purpose the urine is concentrated and the hippuric acid precipitated by the addition of hydrochloric acid; it is then filtered and boiled for some time with concentrated hydrochloric acid, when it is hydrolysed into benzoic and amido-acetic acid.
The acid itself is a powerful antiseptic. When administered internally, it causes the appearance of hippuric acid in the urine.
In the history of polarized light microscopy, one of the most popular chemical compounds studied was hippuric acid.
Many experts recommend that people with a UTI should drink cranberry juice, which contains hippuric acid that tends to lower the pH (acidify) of urine.Advertisement