Definition: Ciguatera, Ciguatoxin or CTX, Dinoflagellate, Protists, Eukaryotes

Cellular biology and some specific food poisonings for words today.



Food poisoning that comes from eating fish contaminated with ciguatoxins


Ciguatoxin or CTX

A class of toxic polycyclic polyethers found in fish that cause ciguatera



An organism with complex cells, or a single cell with a complex structures


Single-celled eukaryotes

(entry 245 this year, after mix up to have duplicated word)



Protists constituting the phylum Dinoflagellata, usually considered algae, mostly marine plankton, but also common in freshwater