A glucosid found by A. Zander in the seeds ofclotburr, Xanthium strumarium, L.
X. Crystals, C10H,jO4, a substance occurring in silky crystals, soluble in alcohol or ether, insoluble in water; melt at 8o
A gaseous element discovered by Ramsay and Travers Its relative density is 64. A vacuum tube charged with xenon when excited assumes a sky- blue color. It melts at I400 C. and boils at 109
A plant indigenous io arid regions.
X. epitheliaiis, X. infantilis, X. tnangu
Pain in the ensiform cartilage.
The state or condition of a xiphopagus.
A furfuroid occurring abundantly in straw and manure; when hydrolyzed to xylose it furnishes the most natural and favorable carbohydrate food for denitrifying organisms.
A crystalline compound of xylose and chlora., prej>ared by heating with hydrochloric acid; soluble m water, melts at 132
(Turkeys Beard. Nat. Ord. Liliaceae).Only one species of this genus (X. asphodeloides) is at all generally grown. This is a pretty hardy herbaceous perennial useful for a sunny perennial or mixed border, and bears white flowers in May, averaging ij ft. in height. It may be grown, propagated, and planted in the same way and at the same time as other hardy perennials (see article on Perennials : General Culture of), but requires a peaty soil, and a damp situation.