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podophyllin

podophyllin

noun podo·phyl·lin \ˌpä-də-ˈfi-lən\

Definition of PODOPHYLLIN

:  a resin obtained from podophyllum and used in medicine as a caustic

Origin of PODOPHYLLIN

International Scientific Vocabulary, from New Latin Podophyllum
First Known Use: 1851

podophyllin

noun podo·phyl·lin \ˌpäd-ə-ˈfil-ən\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of PODOPHYLLIN

:  a resin obtained from podophyllum and used in medicine as a caustic—called also podophyllum resin

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