a yellow cathartic resin with a bitter taste, obtained from the rhizome of the May apple
Origin of podophyllinfrom Modern Latin Podophyllum from Classical Greek pous (gen. podos), foot + phyllon, leaf + -in
A bitter-tasting resin obtained from the dried root of the mayapple and used in medicine as a caustic.
Origin of podophyllinNew Latin Podophyllum genus name (Greek pous pod- foot ; see ped- in Indo-European roots.) (Greek phullon leaf ; see bhel-3 in Indo-European roots.) -in
Podophyllum +"Ž -in