Uroxanthin | definition of uroxanthin by Medical dictionary
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-glucoside from Indigofera
species and Polygonium tinctorium;
a source of indigo. Synonym(s): plant indican
3-indoxylsulfuric acid, a substance found (as its salts) in sweat and in variable amounts in urine; indicative, when in quantity, of protein putrefaction in the intestine (indicanuria). Synonym(s): metabolic indican
uroxanthin (ū″rō-zăn′thĭn) [″ + xanthos, yellow]
Yellow pigment of the urine; an indigo-forming substance.