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[in-dok-sil] /ɪnˈdɒk sɪl/

noun, Chemistry.
a crystalline compound, C 8 H 7 NO, that is obtained by the hydrolysis of indican and is readily oxidized to furnish indigo.
a yellow water-soluble crystalline compound occurring in woad as its glucoside and in urine as its ester. Formula: C8H7NO See also indican

indoxyl in·dox·yl (ĭn-dŏk’səl)
A product of intestinal bacterial degradation of indoleacetic acid, excreted in the urine.


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