andromedotoxin

noun
an·​drom·​e·​do·​tox·​in | \ an-ˌdräm-əd-(ˌ)ō-ˈtäk-sən How to pronounce andromedotoxin (audio) \

Medical 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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