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coprine

Pronunciation: kop'ren

Definition: Compound found in some types of mushrooms; inhibits aldehyde dehydrogenase and elicits a disulfiramlike reaction when consumed with or shortly before ethanol.

[Coprinus, genus of mushroom source]

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