cantharidin

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

Definition of cantharidin

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

Origin and Etymology of cantharidin


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cantharidin

noun can·thar·i·din \ kan-ˈthar-əd-ən \

medical Definition of cantharidin

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

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