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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The active principle, in crystalline form, of tanghin (which see), the judicial poison of the Malagasies. Its analysis leads to the formula C27H40O8. It produces the effects of a cardiac poison of the same class with ouabain and strophanthin.

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