false sago


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Noun1.false sago - southeastern Indian cycad with palmlike foliagefalse sago - southeastern Indian cycad with palmlike foliage
Cycas, genus Cycas - type genus of Cycadaceae: genus of widely distributed Old World evergreen tropical trees having pinnate leaves and columnar stems covered with persistent bases of old leaves
Cycas revoluta, sago palm - dwarf palmlike cycad of Japan that yields sago
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Their data dovetail with a report that an amino acid found in the seeds of the false sago palm produces parkinsonism in monkeys and may have caused an increases in neurological diseases on two west Pacific islands (SN: 8/8/87, p.
and their French, British and German colleagues finger a possible culprit: an unusual amino acid found in the seeds of the false sago palm.