- New Latin Tetrodōn, puffer genus (Greek tetra-, tetra- + New Latin -odōn, -odon) + toxin. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“The chemical is called tetrodotoxin or TTX from the Fugu pufferfish.”
“A highly-toxic substance called tetrodotoxin is found in a breed of puffer fish native to Haitian waters.”
“Blowfish poison, called tetrodotoxin, is nearly 100 times more poisonous than potassium cyanide, according to the Ishikawa Health Service Association.”
“The powder contains a poison known as tetrodotoxin, or TTX.”
“It took only a few moments for the tetrodotoxin to kick in.”
“They fight him with the help of high-tech gizmos and near-superhuman feats: surviving car chases, leaping from a second-story window, dodging a syringe full of tetrodotoxin, “over a thousand times more lethal than cyanide.””
“Similarly, some garter snakes are known to store tetrodotoxin from ingested newts while birds in New Guinea appear to sequester poisons from insects.”
“Some of the most poisonous substances known today are naturally produced chemicals including ricin from castor beans or tetrodotoxin from the puffer fish.”
“Federal prosecutors allege that the man posed as a researcher to obtain tetrodotoxin, a lethal substance found in pufferfish that has no known antidote.”
“Now, the poison, tetrodotoxin, is a muscle paralyzer, normally found in Japanese puffer fish.”
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