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conus

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noun co·nus \ ˈkō-nəs \

medical Definition of conus

1 capitalized :a very large genus (the type of the family Conidae) of tropical marine snails comprising the cones and including many harmless forms and a few chiefly in the southwest Pacific that are highly dangerous because they are capable of biting with the radula and injecting a paralytic venom that has been known to cause death in humans
2 plural coni play \-ˌnī, -(ˌ)nē\ :conus arteriosus

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