podophyllotoxin pod·o·phyl·lo·tox·in (pŏd’ə-fĭl’ə-tŏk’sĭn)
A toxic polycyclic substance having cathartic properties and antineoplastic activity.
[pod-uh-fil-uh m] /ˌpɒd əˈfɪl əm/ noun 1. the dried rhizome of the May apple, Podophyllum peltatum, from which is derived.
/ˈpɒdəˌsfɪə/ noun 1. (informal) the world’s podcasters and their audience, viewed collectively
[pod-uh-thee-kuh] /ˌpɒd əˈθi kə/ noun, plural podothecae [pod-uh-thee-see] /ˌpɒd əˈθi si/ (Show IPA). Ornithology. 1. the horny integument covering unfeathered portions of the legs and toes of most birds.
[pod] /pɒd/ noun 1. a somewhat elongated, two-valved seed vessel, as that of the pea or bean. 2. a dehiscent fruit or pericarp having several seeds. 3. Entomology. 4. a streamlined enclosure, housing, or detachable container of some kind: an engine pod under the wing of an aircraft. 5. a protective compartment, as for an […]