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Bufotoxins

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Bufotoxins

1. A group of steroid lactones (conjugates of bufagins and suberylarginine at C-3) of digitalis present in the venoms of toads (family Bufonidae); their effects are similar to but weaker than those of the bufagins.

2. (Science: zoology) Specifically, the main toxin of the European toad (bufo vulgaris).