a toxic pigment, C30H30O8, derived from cottonseed oil, made nontoxic by heating, presently under study as a potential male contraceptive and antimicrobial.
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British Dictionary definitions for gossypol
a toxic crystalline pigment that is a constituent of cottonseed oil
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