toxicodendrol

noun

tox·​i·​co·​den·​drol ˌtäk-si-kō-ˈden-ˌdrȯl How to pronounce toxicodendrol (audio)
: a nonvolatile irritant oil that is the active constituent of various plants (as poison ivy) of the genus Rhus

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“Toxicodendrol.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/toxicodendrol. Accessed 19 Jul. 2024.

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