E*ryth"ro*gen (?), n. [Gr. red + -gen.] Chem. (a)

Carbon disulphide; -- so called from certain red compounds which it produces in combination with other substances.

(b)

A substance reddened by acids, which is supposed to be contained in flowers.

(c)

A crystalline substance obtained from diseased bile, which becomes blood-red when acted on by nitric acid or ammonia.

 

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