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Meaning of saxitoxin

sax•i•tox•in

Pronunciation: (sak"si-tok'sin), [key]
— n.
  1. a powerful neurotoxin, CHNO, produced by the dinoflagellate Gonyaulax catenella, the causative agent of red tide.
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