Definition of batrachotoxin in English:

batrachotoxin

noun

Biochemistry
  • A highly poisonous alkaloid neurotoxin, which occurs in skin secretions of frogs of the South and Central American genus Phyllobates (family Dendrobatidae).

Origin

1960s.

Pronunciation

batrachotoxin

/ˌbatrəkəʊˈtɒksɪn/