Medical Definition of Plant indican

1. 1. A glucoside obtained from woad (indigo plant) and other plants, as a yellow or light brown sirup. It has a nauseous bitter taste, a decomposes or drying. By the action of acids, ferments, etc, it breaks down into sugar and indigo. It is the source of natural indigo. 2. An indigo-forming substance, found in urine, and other animal fluids, and convertible into red and blue indigo (urrhodin and uroglaucin). Chemically, it is indoxyl sulphate of potash, C8H6NSO4K, and is derived from the indol formed in the alimentary canal. Synonym: uroxanthin. See: Indigo. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Plant Indican

plant dermatitis
plant disease
plant epidermis
plant families and groups
plant family
plant fiber
plant fibre
plant food
plant genus
plant growth regulators
plant growth substances
plant hopper
plant hormone
plant hormones
plant indican (current term)
plant kingdom
plant leaves
plant life
plant louse
plant material
plant oils
plant order
plant organ
plant out
plant part
plant physiology
plant poisoning
plant process
plant product

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