bufotoxin

noun
bu·​fo·​tox·​in | \-ˈtäk-sən \

Medical 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

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