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  • English Word Xanthamide Definition An amido derivative of xanthic acid obtained as a white crystalline substance, C2H5O.CS.NH2; -- called also xanthogen amide.
  • English Word Xanthate Definition A salt of xanthic; a xanthogenate.
  • English Word Xanthelasma Definition See Xanthoma.
  • English Word Xanthian Definition Of or pertaining to Xanthus, an ancient town on Asia Minor; -- applied especially to certain marbles found near that place, and now in the British Museum.
  • English Word Xanthic Definition Possessing, imparting, or producing a yellow color; as, xanthic acid.
  • English Word Xanthic Definition Of or pertaining to xanthic acid, or its compounds; xanthogenic.
  • English Word Xanthic Definition Of or pertaining to xanthin.
  • English Word Xanthic Definition Tending toward a yellow color, or to one of those colors, green being excepted, in which yellow is a constituent, as scarlet, orange, etc.
  • English Word Xanthide Definition A compound or derivative of xanthogen.
  • English Word Xanthidia Definition of Xanthidium
  • English Word Xanthidium Definition A genus of minute unicellular algae of the desmids. These algae have a rounded shape and are armed with glochidiate or branched aculei. Several species occur in ditches, and others are found fossil in flint or hornstone.
  • English Word Xanthin Definition A crystalline nitrogenous body closely related to both uric acid and hypoxanthin, present in muscle tissue, and occasionally found in the urine and in some urinary calculi. It is also present in guano. So called from the yellow color of certain of its salts (nitrates).
  • English Word Xanthin Definition A yellow insoluble coloring matter extracted from yellow flowers; specifically, the coloring matter of madder.
  • English Word Xanthin Definition One of the gaseous or volatile decomposition products of the xanthates, and probably identical with carbon disulphide.
  • English Word Xanthinine Definition A complex nitrogenous substance related to urea and uric acid, produced as a white powder; -- so called because it forms yellow salts, and because its solution forms a blue fluorescence like quinine.
  • English Word Xanthium Definition A genus of composite plants in which the scales of the involucre are united so as to form a kind of bur; cocklebur; clotbur.
  • English Word Xantho- Definition A combining form from Gr. xanqo`s yellow; as in xanthocobaltic salts. Used also adjectively in chemistry.
  • English Word Xanthocarpous Definition Having yellow fruit.
  • English Word Xanthochroi Definition A division of the Caucasian races, comprising the lighter-colored members.
  • English Word Xanthochroic Definition Having a yellowish or fair complexion; of or pertaining to the Xanthochroi.
  • English Word Xanthodontous Definition Having yellow teeth.
  • English Word Xanthogen Definition The hypothetical radical supposed to be characteristic of xanthic acid.
  • English Word Xanthogen Definition Persulphocyanogen.
  • English Word Xanthogenate Definition A salt of xanthic acid.
  • English Word Xanthogenic Definition Producing a yellow color or compound; xanthic. See Xanthic acid, under Xanthic.
  • English Word Xanthoma Definition A skin disease marked by the development or irregular yellowish patches upon the skin, especially upon the eyelids; -- called also xanthelasma.
  • English Word Xanthophane Definition The yellow pigment present in the inner segments of the retina in animals. See Chromophane.
  • English Word Xanthophyll Definition A yellow coloring matter found in yellow autumn leaves, and also produced artificially from chlorophyll; -- formerly called also phylloxanthin.
  • English Word Xanthopous Definition Having a yellow stipe, or stem.
  • English Word Xanthoproteic Definition Pertaining to, or derived from, xanthoprotein; showing the characters of xanthoprotein; as, xanthoproteic acid; the xanthoproteic reaction for albumin.