Cyprinol | definition of cyprinol by Medical dictionary
A C27 alcohol found in the bile of cyprinid fish that may be responsible for hepatic and renal toxicity in those who ingest uncooked carp gallbladders; a folk medicine of Southeast Asia.
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Although the bile component(s) responsible for this syndrome have not been characterized fully (5), cyprinol
, a [C.sub.27] alcohol found in the bile of cyprinid fish, may have a direct toxic affect on the kidneys (1).