indoxyl


in·dox·yl

noun \in-ˈdäk-səl\

Definition of INDOXYL

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

Origin of INDOXYL

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

in·dox·yl

noun \in-ˈdäk-səl\   (Medical Dictionary)

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

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