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tetrodotoxin

tetrodotoxin(tetra-odotoxin) A powerful poison which can cause general paralysis in humans after ingestion. It is found in the body, particularly the intestines, liver, and gonads, of pufferfish (Tetraodontidae) and their relatives. Only after careful filleting should these fish be eaten.

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tetrodotoxin

tetrodotoxin (tetra-odotoxin) A powerful poison which can cause general paralysis in humans after ingestion. It is found in the body, particularly the intestines, liver, and gonads, of Tetraodontidae (pufferfish) and their relatives. Only after careful filleting can these fish be eaten.

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tetrodotoxin

tetrodotoxin See tetrodontin poisoning.

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