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  • lathyrogen — An agent or drug, occurring naturally or used experimentally, that induces lathyrism. * * * lath·y·ro·gen lath ə rə jən, .jen n any of a group of nucleophilic compounds (as ß aminopropionitrile) that tend to cause lathyrism and inhibit the… …   Medical dictionary

  • Lathyrogen — La|thy|ro|gen [nlat. Lathyrus sativus = Kicherplatterbse (Bot.); ↑ gen], das; s, e: in Platterbsensamen enthaltene, nichtproteinogene Aminosäuren, deren Verzehr zu krampfartigen Vergiftungen (Lathyrismus) führt …   Universal-Lexikon

  • lathyrogen — …   Useful english dictionary

  • beta-aminopropionitrile — ß ami·no·pro·pio·ni·trile .bāt ə ə .mē nō .prō pē ō nī trəl, .trīl n a potent lathyrogen C3H6N2 …   Medical dictionary

  • lathyrogenic — adjective see lathyrogen …   Useful english dictionary

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