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cantharidin

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noun can·thar·i·din \kan-ˈtha-rə-dən, -ˈther-ə-\

Definition of cantharidin

  1. :  a bitter crystalline compound C10H12O4 that is the active blister-producing ingredient of cantharides



1819

First Known Use of cantharidin

1819


Medical Dictionary

cantharidin

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noun can·thar·i·din \kan-ˈthar-əd-ən\

Medical Definition of cantharidin

  1. :  a bitter crystalline compound C10H12O4 that is the active blister-producing ingredient of cantharides




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