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cycasin

noun cy·ca·sin \ˈsī-kə-sən\

Definition of CYCASIN

:  a glucoside C8H16N2O7 that occurs in cycads and results in toxic and carcinogenic effects when introduced into mammals

Origin of CYCASIN

New Latin Cycas cycad + International Scientific Vocabulary 1-in
First Known Use: circa 1965

cycasin

noun cy·ca·sin \ˈsī-kə-sən\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of CYCASIN

:  a glucoside C8H16N2O7 that occurs in cycads and results in toxic and carcinogenic effects when introduced into mammals

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