Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A bitter-tasting resin obtained from the dried root of the mayapple and used in medicine as a caustic.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A resin obtained from the rootstalk of Podophyllum peltatum. It is used in medicine as a purgative, and seems to have the power of stimulating the secretion of bile.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Chem.) A brown bitter gum extracted from the rootstalk of the May apple (Podophyllum peltatum). It is a complex mixture of several substances.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun organic chemistry A resinous powder obtained by precipitating an alcoholic tincture of the rhizome of Podophyllum by means of water acidified with hydrochloric acid.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[New Latin Podophyllum, genus name (Greek pous, pod-, foot; see ped- in Indo-European roots + Greek phullon, leaf; see bhel- in Indo-European roots) + –in.]

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Podophyllum +‎ -in

Examples

  • The other option is to use more potent medications that your doctor must apply These include podophyllin, trichloracetic acid (TCA), bichloracetic acid (BCA), and interferon.

    Getting Pregnant

  • Apply 20% podophyllin solution in the same way until the wart turns brown.

    Chapter 21

  • Protect the area around the wart with petroleum gel before using podophyllin.

    Chapter 37

  • Other medicines that may work for genital warts: podophyllin

    Chapter 37

  • Other medicines that may work for skin infection: ampicillin, amoxicillin, erythromycin for infection after childbirth: procaine penicillin, amoxicillin, metronidazole podophyllin (Condylox, Podocon-25)

    Chapter 37

  • Women who are pregnant or breast feeding should not use podophyllin.

    Chapter 31

  • Often comes as a solution containing 10 to 25 percent podophyllin mixed with benzoin.

    Chapter 31

  • If podophyllin is not available, bichloroacetic acid can be used to shrink warts.

    Chapter 31

  • · For warts, use bichloroacetic acid or podophyllin.

    Chapter 32

  • Apply a small amount of bichloroacetic acid or podophyllin to each wart.

    Chapter 32

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