mydaleine


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my·da·le·ine

(mī-dā'lē-ēn), Avoid the mispronunciation mī-dal'ēn.
A poisonous ptomaine formed in putrefying liver and other viscera; it acts specifically on the heart, causing diastolic arrest.
[G. mydaleos, moldy, fr. mydos, dampness]

mydaleine

(mīd-ā′lē-ēn) [Gr. mydaleos, moldy]
A poisonous ptomaine formed in putrefied visceral organs, acting mainly on the heart.