indoxyl

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noun in·dox·yl \in-ˈdäk-səl\

Definition of indoxyl

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

Origin and Etymology of indoxyl

International Scientific Vocabulary ind- + hydroxyl


First Known Use: circa 1886


Medical Dictionary

indoxyl

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noun in·dox·yl \in-ˈdäk-səl\

Medical Definition of indoxyl

  1. :  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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