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Meaning of SKATOL

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ska"tol\, n. [Gr. ???, dung + -ol.] (Physiol. Chem.)
A constituent of human f[ae]ces formed in the small
intestines as a product of the putrefaction of albuminous
matter. It is also found in reduced indigo. Chemically it is
methyl indol, {C9H9N}.

 

 

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