Definitions

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  • n. Any of a family of toxic substances found in toads, other amphibians, and some plants and mushrooms.

Etymologies

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Bufo +‎ toxin

Examples

  • Incidentally, one can't actually get warts from handling frogs, but one could possibly absorb bufotoxin through one's fingers.

    Half Asleep in Frog Pajamas

  • In this way it was shown that these vegetable cardiac poisons are directly related on the one hand to cholesterol and the bile acids, and on the other hand to the animal cardiac poison bufotoxin, which

    Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1927 and 1928 - Presentation Speech

  • When ch’an su was analyzed early in this century it was found to contain among other active principles two powerful heart stimulants known as bufogenin and bufotoxin.

    The Serpent and the Rainbow

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