cephalotoxin

ceph·a·lo·tox·in

(sef'ă-lō-tok'sin),
A poison, believed to be a protein, found in the salivary glands of cephalopods (for example, octopus).
See also: eledoisin.
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Cephalotoxin: the crab-paralyzing posterior salivary glands in the cephalopods.