Lardacein

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Lardacein (Physiol. Chem) A peculiar amyloid substance, colored blue by iodine and sulphuric acid, occurring mainly as an abnormal infiltration into the spleen, liver, etc.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n lardacein A proteid substance found as a deposit in certain diseased organs and tissues of the body. It differs from other proteids in resisting the action of digestive fluids, and in coloring red with iodine alone, and violet or blue with iodine and sulphuric acid.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
See Lardaceous