from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A potent neurotoxin, C11H17N3O3, found in many puffers and certain newts.
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- n. A neurotoxin found in Tetraodontiformes such as pufferfish.
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- n. a powerful neurotoxin found in the ovaries of pufferfish
New Latin Tetrodōn, puffer genus (Greek tetra-, tetra- + New Latin -odōn, -odon) + toxin.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)