Indiglucin

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Indiglucin (Chem) The variety of sugar (glucose) obtained from the glucoside indican. It is unfermentable, but reduces Fehling's solution.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n indiglucin A pale-yellow syrupy mass (C6H10O6) obtained from the liquid from which indirubin has been separated, by adding excess of acetate of lead, filtering, and treating with excess of ammonia. This precipitate is decomposed with sulphureted hydrogen and purified with animal charcoal.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Indi,can + glucin,