Indifulvin In`di*ful"vin, n. [Indican + L. fulvus reddish yellow.] (Chem.) A reddish resinous substance, obtained from indican. [1913 Webster]

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  • indifulvin — Chem. (ɪndɪˈfʌlvɪn) [f. indi + L. fulv us yellow, fulvous + in.] A brittle, friable, reddish yellow resin (C22H20N2O3) obtained (in two forms) by treating indican with dilute acids. 1865–72 in Watts Dict. Chem. III. 248 …   Useful english dictionary

  • indi- — see ind * * * indi Chem. [f. L. Indus, as root of indicum, indigo.] A combining element used in naming substances derived from or related to indigo: e.g. indifulvin, indirubin …   Useful english dictionary

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