Definitions for guaiacˈgwaɪ æk

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. lignum vitae, guaiac, guaiacum(noun)

    hard greenish-brown wood of the lignum vitae tree and other trees of the genus Guaiacum


  1. guaiac(Noun)

    A paper treated with alpha-guaiaconic acid, used in tests to detect blood in the faeces.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Guaiac(adj)

    pertaining to, or resembling, guaiacum

  2. Guaiac(noun)


U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Guaiac

    Resin from wood of certain species of GUAIACUM. It is used as clinical reagent for occult blood.


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