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Medical Term:

cyprinol

Pronunciation: si'pri-nol

Definition: A C27 alcohol found in the bile of cyprinid fish that may be responsible for hepatic and renal toxicity in those who ingest uncooked carp gallbladders; a folk medicine of Southeast Asia.

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