hydantoin

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hy·dan·to·in

(hī-dan'tō-in),
2,4-Imidazolidinedione; derived from urea or from allantoin; the NH-CH2-CO group is prototypical of α-amino acids. Hydantoin derivatives are formed by the reaction of phenylisothiocyanate or phenylisocyanate and a polypeptide.
Synonym(s): glycolylurea

hy·dan·to·in

(hī-dan'tō-in)
A crystalline heterocyclic compound derived from urea or from allantoin; the NH-CH2-CO group is prototypical of α-amino acids.

hydantoin

(hī-dăn′tō-ĭn)
A colorless base, glycolyl urea, C3H4N2O2, derived from urea or allantoin.