Tyr`o*tox"i*con (?), n. [NL., fr. Gr. cheese + . See Toxic.] Physiol. Chem.

A ptomaine discovered by Vaughan in putrid cheese and other dairy products, and producing symptoms similar to cholera infantum. Chemically, it appears to be related to, or identical with, diazobenzol.


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