cycasin
noun Etymology: New Latin Cycas cycad + International Scientific Vocabulary 1-in Date: circa 1965 a glucoside C8H16N2O7 that occurs in cycads and results in toxic and carcinogenic effects when introduced into mammals

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  • cycasin — cy·ca·sin …   English syllables

  • cycasin — ˈsīkəsə̇n noun ( s) Etymology: cycas + in : a glucoside C8H16N2O7 that occurs in cycads and results in toxic and carcinogenic effects when introduced into mammals * * * /suy keuh sin/, n. a naturally occurring toxic glucoside, C8H16N2O7, obtained …   Useful english dictionary

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