Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Indigo red, a product of the decomposition or oxidation of indican, sometimes found in the sediment of pathological urines.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Indigo red, a product of the decomposition, or oxidation, of indican. It is sometimes found in the sediment of pathological urines. It is soluble in ether or alcohol, giving the solution a beautiful red color. Also called indigrubin.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A red coloring matter occasionally found in alkaline urine in cases of inflammation of the bladder.

Etymologies

Ancient Greek (Wiktionary)

Examples

Sorry, no example sentences found.

Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.