Clupeotoxin Poisoning Glossary of Terms

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Abdominal: Relating to the abdomen, the belly, that part of the body that contains all of ...

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Abdominal pain: Pain in the belly. Abdominal pain can be acute or chronic. It may reflect ...

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Antidote: A drug that counteracts a poison.

Blood pressure: The blood pressure is the pressure of the blood within the arteries. It is...

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Chills: feelings of coldness accompanied by shivering. Chills may develop after exposure t...

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Diarrhea: A common condition that involves unusually frequent and liquid bowel movements. ...

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Dizziness: Painless head discomfort with many possible causes including disturbances of ...

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Dry mouth: The condition of not having enough saliva to keep the mouth wet. This is due to...

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Headache: A pain in the head with the pain being above the eyes or the ears, behind the he...

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Heart: The muscle that pumps blood received from veins into arteries throughout the body. ...

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Lips: Aside from the lips of the mouth, there are two pairs of lips at the entrance to the...

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Mouth: 1. The upper opening of the digestive tract, beginning with the lips and con...

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Nausea: Stomach queasiness, the urge to vomit. Nausea can be brought on by many causes, in...

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Nose: The external midline projection from the face. The purpose of the nose is to warm, c...

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Pain: An unpleasant sensation that can range from mild, localized discomfort to agony. Pa...

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Poison: Any substance that can cause severe organ damage or death if ingested, breathed in...

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Poisoning: Taking a substance that is injurious to health or can cause death. Poisoning i...

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Respiratory: Having to do with respiration.

Respiratory rate: The number of breaths per minute or, more formally, the number of moveme...

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Taste: A perception that results from stimulation of a gustatory nerve. Taste belongs to t...

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Toxicity: The degree to which a substance (a toxin or poison) can harm humans or animals. ...

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Toxin: A poison produced by certain animals, plants, or bacteria.

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