Definitions for guaiacˈgwaɪ æk
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lignum vitae, guaiac, guaiacum(noun)
hard greenish-brown wood of the lignum vitae tree and other trees of the genus Guaiacum
A paper treated with alpha-guaiaconic acid, used in tests to detect blood in the faeces.
pertaining to, or resembling, guaiacum
Origin: [See Guaiacum.]
U.S. National Library of Medicine
Resin from wood of certain species of GUAIACUM. It is used as clinical reagent for occult blood.
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