batrachotoxin

batrachotoxin

[buh-trak-uh-tok-sin, ba-truh-koh-]
noun Pharmacology.
a venom, C 31 H 42 N 2 O 6 , obtained from skin secretions of Colombian frogs of the genus Pyllobates and used experimentally in neurology.

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

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