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Meaning of podophyllin

pod•o•phyl•lin

Pronunciation: (pod"u-fil'in), [key]
— n.
  1. 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
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