Definition of phallotoxin in English:

phallotoxin

noun

Chemistry
  • Any of several closely related poisonous peptides present in the death cap toadstool, Amanita phalloides, all of which have a similar ring structure of seven amino acids bridged by a sulphur atom.

Origin

1960s. From scientific Latin phallo- + toxin.

Pronunciation

phallotoxin

/ˌfalə(ʊ)ˈtɒksɪn/