periplocin

pe·rip·lo·cin

(pĕ-rip'lō-sin),
A cardiotonic glycoside obtained from the bark and stems of Periploca graeca (family Asclepiadaceae), a plant of southern Europe and Western Asia.
[G. peri-plokē, a winding around, fr. plekō, to twine, plait]
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