bufotenine

[ byoo-fuh-ten-een, -in ]
/ ˌbyu fəˈtɛn in, -ɪn /

noun Pharmacology.

a hallucinogenic bufotoxin derivative, C12H16N2O, used experimentally for its digitalislike action on the heart.

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Also bu·fo·ten·in [byoo-fuh-ten-in]. /ˌbyu fəˈtɛn ɪn/.

Origin of bufotenine

1900–05; <Latin būfo toad + -ten (perhaps <Greek tén(ōn) sinew, tendon) + -ine2

Words nearby bufotenine

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Medical definitions for bufotenine

bufotenine
[ byōō′fə-tĕnēn, -ĭn ]

n.

A poisonous hallucinogenic alkaloid obtained from the skin glands of toads of the genus Bufo or from some mushrooms.
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