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  • 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.

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