"Tetrodotoxin" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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An aminoperhydroquinazoline poison found mainly in the liver and ovaries of fishes in the order TETRAODONTIFORMES, which are eaten. The toxin causes paresthesia and paralysis through interference with neuromuscular conduction.
- Fugu Toxin
- Toxin, Fugu
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