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bufotenine

[byoo-fuh-ten-een, -in] /ˌbyu fəˈtɛn in, -ɪn/
noun, Pharmacology
1.
a hallucinogenic bufotoxin derivative, C 12 H 16 N 2 O, used experimentally for its digitalislike action on the heart.
Also, bufotenin
[byoo-fuh-ten-in] /ˌbyu fəˈtɛn ɪn/ (Show IPA)
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Origin of bufotenine
1900-1905
1900-05; < Latin būfo toad + -ten (perhaps < Greek tén(ōn) sinew, tendon) + -ine2
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