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Medical Term:

urocyanin

Pronunciation: yur'o-si'a-nin

Definition: An indigo blue pigment sometimes observed in the urine in certain diseases, especially scarlet fever.

Synonym(s): uroglaucin

[uro- + G. kyanos, a blue substance]

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