ricin

noun ri·cin \ ˈrī-sᵊn , ˈri- \

Definition of ricin

: a poisonous protein in the castor bean

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Origin and Etymology of ricin

Latin ricinus castor-oil plant


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ricin

noun ri·cin \ ˈrīs-ᵊn, ˈris- \

medical Definition of ricin

: a poisonous protein in the castor bean

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