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 and Etymology of cycasin

New Latin Cycas cycad + International Scientific Vocabulary 1-in


Medical Dictionary

cycasin

noun cy·ca·sin \ ˈsī-kə-sən \

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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