Dictionary

indoxyl

noun in·dox·yl \in-ˈdäk-səl\

Definition of INDOXYL

:  a crystalline compound C8H7NO found in plants and animals or synthesized as a step in indigo manufacture
ADVERTISEMENT

Origin of INDOXYL

International Scientific Vocabulary ind- + hydroxyl
First Known Use: circa 1886
Medical Dictionary

indoxyl

noun in·dox·yl \in-ˈdäk-səl\

Medical Definition of INDOXYL

:  a crystalline compound C8H7NO that has a strong fecal odor and is found in plants and animals or synthesized as a step in indigo manufacture

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: indraftPrevious Word in the Dictionary: indowAll Words Near: indoxyl
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears