hypnotoxin

noun

hyp·​no·​tox·​in ˌhip-nō-ˈtäk-sən How to pronounce hypnotoxin (audio)
: a neurotoxin found in the tentacles of the Portuguese man-of-war that depresses activity of the central nervous system

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“Hypnotoxin.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/hypnotoxin. Accessed 26 Nov. 2022.

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