from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A crystalline base which has been obtained, together with tetrodonic acid, from the roe of fishes of the genus Tetrodon: like tetrodonic acid, it is probably the cause of a form of fish-poisoning common in Japan.


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