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Ingestion rapidly causes malaise, dizziness, and tingling around the mouth, which may be followed by ataxia, convulsions, respiratory paralysis, and death.2. A potent neurotoxin found in the liver, skin, and ovaries of the puffer fish, and in the California newt.
3. A powerful nerve poison found in the eggs of the California newt and in certain puffer fish in Japan.
In concentrated form, it is more toxic than cyanide.
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The clinical signs include tingling of the lips and tongue, motor incoordination, numbness of the skin, salivation, muscle weakness, generalized paralysis, and death.
2. A poisonous material produced by living tissue as a response to heat exposure.
2. A condition produced by the presence of bacterial toxins in the blood, usually with tissue or organ damage, fever, and severe intestinal upset.