cantharidin definition

  • noun:
    • A bitter crystalline element, C10H12O4, this is the ingredient of cantharides and produces blistering of your skin.
    • A volatile natural ingredient in cantharis, or Spanish fly.
    • The active concept of this cantharis, or Spanish fly, a volatile, acrid, sour solid, crystallizing in four-sided prisms.
    • A peculiar toxic substance (C5H6O2) present when you look at the Cantharis vesicatoria (Spanish fly) also pests, and causing vesication.
    • A bitter crystalline ingredient, C10H12O4, this is the ingredient of cantharides and produces blistering of the skin.
    • A volatile organic chemical in cantharis, or Spanish fly.
    • The energetic principle for the cantharis, or Spanish fly, a volatile, acrid, bitter solid, crystallizing in four-sided prisms.
    • A peculiar toxic compound (C5H6O2) current in the Cantharis vesicatoria (Spanish fly) as well as other pests, and causing vesication.

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