noun phry·nin \ˈfrīnə̇n\

Definition of phrynin



  1. :  a poisonous substance secreted from the glands of various toads that resembles digitalin in its physiologic action — compare bufotoxin

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Origin and Etymology of phrynin

Greek phrynos, phrynē toad + English -in

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to criticize severely

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