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bufotoxin


bufotoxin

noun bu·fo·tox·in \-ˈtäk-sən\

Definition of BUFOTOXIN

:  a toxic steroid C40H60N4O10 obtained from the skin glands of the common toad of Europe (Bufo vulgaris) that resembles digitalis in physiological activity and yields bufotalin on hydrolysis; also :  any of several similar steroids from the secretions of other toads—compare bufagin
March 02, 2015
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Having a changeable luster or color
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