Medical Dictionary

thevetin

noun the·ve·tin \ thə-ˈvēt-ᵊn , ˈthev-ət-ən \

medical Definition of thevetin

:a poisonous crystalline cardiac glycoside C42H66O18 obtained especially from the seeds of a West Indian shrub or small tree (Thevetia nereifolia) of the dogbane family (Apocynaceae) that yields glucose, digitalose, and a sterol on hydrolysis

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