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)


  3. Origin: [See Guaiacum.]

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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