Sea Cucumber Irritation Glossary of Terms

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Antidote: A drug that counteracts a poison.

Blindness: Loss of useful sight. Blindness can be temporary or permanent. Damage to any p...

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Conjunctiva: A thin, clear, moist membrane that coats the inner surfaces of the eyelids (p...

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Cornea: The clear front window of the eye, which transmits and focuses light into the eye....

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Inflammation: A localized reaction that produces redness, warmth, swelling, and pain as a ...

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

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Rash: Breaking out (eruption) of the skin. A rash can be caused by an underlying medical c...

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Saline: Relating to salt. As an adjective, "saline" means "salty, containing salt." As a n...

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

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