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strychnine poisoning

Caused by a chemical found in Strychnos (a genus of tropical trees) that results in excitation of all parts of the central nervous system by blocking postsynaptic inhibition of neural impulses.

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Related Words
central nervous system (CNS)  ;  neuron  ;  synapse