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 and Etymology of podophyllin

International Scientific Vocabulary, from New Latin Podophyllum


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podophyllin

noun podo·phyl·lin \ ˌpäd-ə-ˈfil-ən \

medical Definition of podophyllin

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

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