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Pseudo–nitzschia

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noun Pseu·do–nitzsch·ia \ˌsüd-ō-ˈnich-ē-ə\

Medical Definition of Pseudo–nitzschia

  1. :  a genus of diatoms (order Pennales) including several (such as P. australis and P. pungens) that occur in algal blooms, produce domoic acid, and cause amnesic shellfish poisoning


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