cycasin

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noun cy·ca·sin \ˈsī-kə-sən\

Definition of cycasin

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

Origin and Etymology of cycasin

New Latin Cycas cycad + International Scientific Vocabulary 1-in


First Known Use: circa 1965


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cycasin

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noun cy·ca·sin \ˈsī-kə-sən\

Medical Definition of cycasin

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


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