uroglaucin

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From uro- and Latin glaucus (bright).

Noun[edit]

uroglaucin (uncountable)

  1. (organic chemistry) A substance identical with indigo, occasionally found in the urine in degeneration of the kidneys. It is readily formed by oxidation or decomposition of indican.

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 The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.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 uroglaucin in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)