indoxyl

indoxyl

[in-dok-sil]
noun Chemistry.
a crystalline compound, C 8 H 7 NO, that is obtained by the hydrolysis of indican and is readily oxidized to furnish indigo.

Origin:
1885–90; ind- + (hydr)oxyl

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indoxyl (ɪnˈdɒksɪl)
 
n
See also indican a yellow water-soluble crystalline compound occurring in woad as its glucoside and in urine as its ester. Formula: C8H7NO
 
[C19: from indigo + hydroxyl]

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indoxyl in·dox·yl (ĭn-dŏk'səl)
n.
A product of intestinal bacterial degradation of indoleacetic acid, excreted in the urine.

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