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Medical Term:

forskolin

Pronunciation: for'sko-lin

Definition: A phorbol ester that binds to and activates protein kinase C, thus mimicking the actions of diacylglycerol.

[fr. Coleus forskohlii, taxonomic name of botanic source]

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