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

First Known Use of indoxyl

circa 1886, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for indoxyl

International Scientific Vocabulary ind- + hydroxyl

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The first known use of indoxyl was circa 1886

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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

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