skatol

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek [Term?] +‎ -ol.

Noun[edit]

skatol (countable and uncountable, plural skatols)

  1. (biochemistry) A constituent of human faeces formed in the small intestines as a product of the putrefaction of albuminous matter; methyl indol, C9H9N.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for skatol in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)

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