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batrachotoxin

[buh-trak-uh-tok-sin, ba-truh-koh-]
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noun Pharmacology.
  1. a venom, C31H42N2O6, obtained from skin secretions of Colombian frogs of the genus Pyllobates and used experimentally in neurology.

Origin of batrachotoxin

1960–65; < Greek bátrach(os) frog + -o- + toxin
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