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Uroglaucin

uroglaucin

(Science: physiology) A body identical with indigo blue, occasionally found in the urine in degeneration of the kidneys. It is readily formed by oxidation or decomposition of indican.

Origin: 1st uro- _ L. Glaucus bright.


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