Purpuric Pur*pu"ric, a. [Cf. F. purpurique.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Med.) Of or pertaining to purpura. --Dunglison. [1913 Webster]

2. (Chem.) Pertaining to or designating, a nitrogenous acid contained in uric acid. It is not known in the pure state, but forms well-known purple-red compounds (as murexide), whence its name. [1913 Webster]

Note: Purpuric acid was formerly used to designate murexan. See {Murexan}. [1913 Webster]

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