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particularly potent variety of marijuana Acapulco gold , Mexican green
potent carcinogen from the fungus Aspergillus; can be produced and stored for use as a bioweapon aflatoxin
potent form of vitamin E obtained from germ oils or by synthesis alpha-tocopheral
potent vasopressor agent formed from angiotensin I angiotensin II
oral drug (trade name Lipitor) that is effective in lowering triglycerides; potent in reducing LDL cholesterol because higher doses can be given atorvastatin , Lipitor
any of numerous marine fishes whose elongated spiny body can inflate itself with water or air to form a globe; several species contain a potent nerve poison; closely related to spiny puffers blowfish , globefish , puffer , pufferfish
delicacy that is highly dangerous because of a potent nerve poison in ovaries and liver blowfish , puffer , pufferfish , sea squab
potent bacterial toxin produced by the bacterium Clostridium botulinum that causes botulism; can be used as a bioweapon botulin , botulinus toxin , botulismotoxin
purified and potent form of cocaine that is smoked rather than snorted crack , tornado
potent estrogen used in medicine and in feed for livestock and poultry DES , diethylstilbestrol , diethylstilboestrol , stilbestrol , stilboestrol
poisonous crystalline alkaloid (isometric with atropine but more potent); used to treat excess motility of the gastrointestinal tract hyoscyamine
potent neurotoxin found in a particular frog kokoi venom
thyroid hormone similar to thyroxine but with one less iodine atom per molecule and produced in smaller quantity; exerts the same biological effects as thyroxine but is more potent and briefer liothyronine , T , triiodothyronine
potent narcotic antagonist (trade name Narcan) especially effective with morphine naloxone , Narcan
state of being potent; a male's capacity to have sexual intercourse potence , potency
potent substance that acts like a hormone and is found in many bodily tissues (and especially in semen); produced in response to trauma and may affect blood pressure and metabolism and smooth muscle activity prostaglandin
potent androgenic hormone produced chiefly by the testes; responsible for the development of male secondary sex characteristics testosterone
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