Medical Dictionary

andromedotoxin


andromedotoxin

noun an·drom·e·do·tox·in \an-ˌdräm-əd-(ˌ)ō-ˈtäk-sən\

Definition of ANDROMEDOTOXIN

:  a toxic compound C31H50O10 found in various plants (as members of the genus Andromeda) of the heath family (Ericaceae) that lowers the blood pressure of animals when taken in small doses
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