ophiotoxin

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Etymology[edit]

ophio- +‎ toxin

Noun[edit]

ophiotoxin (plural ophiotoxins)

  1. (obsolete) Any toxin present in a snake venom.
    • 1924, Norman Morrison, The life-story of the adder, page 125:
      It is probable that Faust's ophiotoxins of a glucoside nature collaborate with the protein globulin and proteose to produce the effects so markedly evident in the symptomatology of adder poisoning.

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