Definition of Urushiol

1. Noun. (organic compounds) An oil found in plants of the family ''Anacardiaceae'', causing an allergic skin rash on contact; consists of a variable mixture of several organic compounds. ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Urushiol

1. a toxic liquid [n -S]

Medical Definition of Urushiol

1. A mixture of nonvolatile hydrocarbons, derivatives of catechol with unsaturated C15 or C17 side chains, constituting the active allergen of the irritant oil of poison ivy, Toxicodendron radicans, poison oak, T. Diversilobum, and the Asiatic laquer tree, T. Verniciferum. Origin: Jap. Urushi, lac, + L. Oleum, oil (05 Mar 2000)

Urushiol Pictures

Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Urushiol Images

Lexicographical Neighbors of Urushiol

urticarial fever
urticarial vasculitis
urticarias
urticas
urticate
urticated
urticates
urticating
urtication
urtications
urtoxazumab
urubu
urubus
urus
uruses
urushiol (current term)
urushiol oxidase
urushiols
urusovite
urva
urvantsevite
urvas
urz begee
uræi
uræmia
uræmic
uræus
us'd
us-and-them
us selves

Other Resources Relating to: Urushiol

Search for Urushiol on Dictionary.com!Search for Urushiol on Thesaurus.com!Search for Urushiol on Google!Search for Urushiol on Wikipedia!

Search