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1. To affect or strike with paralysis or palsy.

2. To unnerve; to destroy or impair the energy of; to render ineffective; as, the occurrence paralysed the community; despondency paralysed his efforts.

Origin: F. Paralyser. See Paralysis.

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it's fugu/puffer fish/pocupined fish, producing a neurotoxin called tetrodotoxin which is a very potent toxin to human and inducing paralyzes, also it's very stable to heat.

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by victor
Sun Apr 01, 2007 11:06 am
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: botox=botulinum?
Replies: 8
Views: 7931


... is just the chemical that the bacteria produce, they do not inhect you with the bacterium itself. The chemical, doing what it was designed to do, paralyzes your face nerve endings and muscles, and consequently makes rinkles go away..

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by MrMistery
Tue Jan 30, 2007 7:45 pm
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: botox=botulinum?
Replies: 8
Views: 7931


... are in diffrent spots they will deal a lot of damage. b/c the venom has two parts two it neurotoxins and cardiotoxins. This combo effectively paralyzes and stops the heart of the victim.... Deadly... yes

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by CHSStudent
Sat Nov 25, 2006 2:28 am
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: What is the most dangerous snake in the world
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... to create a current towards aditis laringis (the upper opening of the larynx). Their purpose is to remove bacteria and other particles. Smoking paralyzes those cili, so bacteria and unwanted particles stagnate in the larynx and the respiratory tractus. Morover, tsmoke contains irritating substances.

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by xand_3r
Wed Jul 19, 2006 11:41 am
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Larynx
Replies: 2
Views: 2959


... sleep at all (except when in hibernaculum, which is a different kind of state). Some researchers have managed to block the brain mechanism that paralyzes the body during dreaming. With this method it has been discovered that a cat seems to dream mostly about chasing prey and playing with it. ...

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by Dr.Stein
Sat Jan 07, 2006 7:42 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: dreamyyyyyyyyy
Replies: 11
Views: 4618
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