TITLE

ciguatoxin

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p418
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the medical term "ciguatoxin" is presented. Ciguatoxin refers to the toxic substance that causes ciguatera poisoning. The toxin interferes with nerve impulse transmission by altering cell membrane sodium channel polarization. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F. A. Davis Co.
ACCESSION #
21223181

 

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