strophanthidin

noun

stro·​phan·​thi·​din strō-ˈfan(t)-thə-dən How to pronounce strophanthidin (audio)
: a very toxic crystalline steroidal gamma-lactone C23H32O6 obtained by hydrolysis of strophanthin, cymarin, and various other glycosides

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“Strophanthidin.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/strophanthidin. Accessed 14 Apr. 2024.

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