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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Noun- Poisoning caused by eating fish or mollusks with flesh toxic to man.

Usage examples (35)
  • Because fish caught in ciguatera-endemic areas are shipped nationwide, ciguatera fish poisoning can occur anywhere in the United States.
  • She also studied a common toxin that some fish absorb called ciguatera, which can poison humans.
  • The incidence of diseases of marine organisms and the emergence of new pathogens is increasing, and some of these, such as ciguatera, harm human health.
  • A characteristic symptom of ciguatera poisoning is heat-cold reversal. for more
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