Podophyllin Pod`o*phyl"lin, n. [From {Podophyllum}.] (Chem.) A brown bitter gum extracted from the rootstalk of the May apple ({Podophyllum peltatum}). It is a complex mixture of several substances. [1913 Webster]

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  • Podophyllin — is a resinous powder obtained by precipitating an alcoholic tincture of the rhizome of American Mayapple (Podophyllum peltatum) by means of water acidified with hydrochloric acid. It varies in color from grayish to bright yellow or greenish brown …   Wikipedia

  • podophyllin — podophyllin. См. подофиллин. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • Podophyllin — Podophyllīn, die in Wurzeln und Blättern von Podophyllum peltatum L. enthaltene Harzsubstanz, ein gelbes, amorphes, in Alkohol lösliches Pulver, dient als Abführmittel, in alkoholischer Lösung zu Einreibungen …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • podophyllin — ● podophyllin nom masculin ou podophylline nom féminin Résine extraite des rhizomes de Podophyllum peltatum, utilisée naguère pour son action laxative et cholagogue, mais surtout employée pour le traitement des végétations vénériennes …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • podophyllin — [pä΄də fil′in] n. [< ModL Podophyllum < Gr pous (gen. podos), FOOT + phyllon, leaf + IN1] a yellow cathartic resin with a bitter taste, obtained from the rhizome of the May apple …   English World dictionary

  • Podophyllin — Podopyhllin ist ein hygroskopisches Pulver, welches aus dem Wurzelstock der Gattung Fußblatt (syn.: Maiapfel) mit den Arten Podophyllum peltatum und Podophyllum hexandrum aus der Familie der Sauerdorngewächse (Berberidaceae) gewonnen wird. Die… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • podophyllin — podophyllic, adj. /pod euh fil in/, n. a resin, occurring as a light brown to greenish amorphous powder, obtained from podophyllum, and used in medicine chiefly as a cathartic and, locally, in the treatment of genital warts. Also called… …   Universalium

  • podophyllin — ˌpädəˈfilə̇n noun ( s) Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary podophyll (from New Latin Podophyllum) + in : a bitter light brown to greenish yellow resin that is irritating to the eye and other mucous membranes, that is obtained from… …   Useful english dictionary

  • podophyllin — noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary, from New Latin Podophyllum Date: 1851 a resin obtained from podophyllum and used in medicine as a caustic …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • podophyllin — SYN: podophyllum resin. * * * podo·phyl·lin .päd ə fil ən n a resin obtained from podophyllum and used in medicine as a caustic called also podophyllum resin * * * podo·phyl·lin (pod″o filґin) podophyllum resin …   Medical dictionary

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