lathyrogen

lath·y·ro·gen

(lath'ĭ-rō-jen),
An agent or drug, occurring naturally or used experimentally, that induces lathyrism.

lathyrogen

(lăth′ĭ-rō-jĕn) [″ + gennan, to produce]
Something that produces lathyrism.
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* Oral lathyrogen, such as penicillamine with colchicine, can interfere with collagen cross-linking; in a small case series there was no keloid recurrence after treatment.
Few studies have demonstrated lathyrogens affecting the collagen fibril diameters and reducing intra-abdominal adhesions, anastomosis, and strictures [9-11].
Additional factors affecting digestibility of various legumes include: saponins, protease inhibitors, lathyrogens, phytohaemagglutinins, favism, and cyanogenic glucosides as reported by Gupta (1987).