phototoxin

[ foh-tuh-tok-sin ]
/ ˈfoʊ təˌtɒk sɪn /

noun

Biochemistry. a plant toxin causing an allergic reaction when touched or eaten by a susceptible person or animal subsequently exposed to sunlight.

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