hypoglycin

noun
hy·​po·​gly·​cin | \ -ˈglīs-ᵊn How to pronounce hypoglycin (audio) \

Medical Definition of hypoglycin

: either of two substances from a tropical tree (Blighia sapida of the family Sapindaceae) of West Africa that induce hypoglycemia by inhibiting gluconeogenesis in the liver

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“Hypoglycin.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/hypoglycin. Accessed 19 Sep. 2021.

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