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paralytic

1. of, relating to, or of the nature of paralysis
2. afflicted with or subject to paralysis
3. Brit informal very drunk
4. a person afflicted with paralysis
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06: quantitative determination of paralytic shellfish poisoning toxins in shellfish using prechromatographic oxidation and liquid chromatography with fluorescence detection.
Paralytic shellfish poisoning toxins mediate feeding behavior of sea otters.
TTXs can cause fatal human poisoning, which is similar to paralytic shellfish poisoning (PSP) caused by saxitoxins (STXs).
Paralytic shellfish poisoning is a persistent problem along the East and West coasts of the United States and is caused by algae that naturally produce PSTs.
Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning (PSP): There is a long history of PSP in Canada, from the first documented incident in 1789 involving Captain Vancouver's crew, through the 1950s when Canada implemented the first PSP monitoring program in the world, based on the mouse bioassay.
Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning with Gymnodinium catenatum red tide on the Pacific coast of Mexico.
I collect them now," she explained, "ever since I saw the one entitled The Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning Regulations.
Marine biologist Anderson recalls that after a hurricane in 1972, unusual conditions drove an alga that causes paralytic shellfish poisoning south from Canada to the U.
Paralytic shellfish poisoning is a problem primarily in the New England coastal states and in Alaska, California, and Wash' ton state.
If you're harvesting your own, obey posted warnings about polluted waters and paralytic shellfish poisoning (PSP, or red tide).