cantharidin

Type: Term Pronunciation: kan-thar′i-din Definitions: 1. The active principle of cantharis; the anhydride of cantharic acid. Synonyms: cantharis camphor
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Cantharidin

Can·thar'i·din noun (Chemistry) The active principle of the cantharis, or Spanish fly, a volatile, acrid, bitter solid, crystallizing in four-sided prisms.
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cantharidin

<chemical> Toxic compound from the spanish fly or blistering beetle (lytta (cantharis) vesicatoria) and other insects. It was formerly an irritant, vesicant, and rubefacient paste of whole insects called cantharides. It is now used to produce skin inflammation. It causes gastroenteritis, nephritis, and circulatory failure if absorbed. ... Pha...
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cantharidin

(kan-thar´ĭ-din) the most active principle of cantharides, the dried Spanish fly, Lytta vesicatoria; preparations containing cantharidin are used topically as a vesicant to remove warts and lesions of molluscum contagiosum.
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Cantharidin

• (n.) The active principle of the cantharis, or Spanish fly, a volatile, acrid, bitter solid, crystallizing in four-sided prisms.
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Cantharidin

Cantharidin is the active principle of the cantharis, or Spanish fly. It is a volatile, acrid, bitter solid, crystallizing in four-sided prisms.
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cantharidin

The toxin in blister beetles responsible for blister beetle poisoning in horses.
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Cantharidin

Cantharidin, a type of terpenoid, is a chemical compound secreted by many species of blister beetle, and most notably by the Spanish fly, Lytta vesicatoria. The false blister beetles, cardinal beetles and soldier beetles also produce cantharidin. It is a poisonous substance, acting as a blister agent, and can cause severe chemical burns, but these...
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cantharidin

a type of terpenoid (molecular formula C10H12O4), is a poisonous chemical compound secreted by many species of blister beetle, and most notably by the Spanish fly (Lytta vesicatoria)
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