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cycasin

[ sahy-kuh-sin ]
/ ˈsaɪ kə sɪn /
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noun
a naturally occurring toxic glucoside, C8H16N2O7, obtained from the seeds of cycad plants, carcinogenic in humans and other mammals.
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Origin of cycasin

Apparently cycas + -in2

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