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Medical Term:


Pronunciation: bū′fă, bū′fō

Definition: Prefixes denoting origin from toads; used in the systematic and trivial names of toxic substances (genins) isolated from plants and animals containing the bufanolide structure; prefixes denoting species origin are often attached.

[L. bufo, toad]

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