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2153
Rigelian flamegems
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This trade item is scarce or high in value, ostensibly from the Rigel system and illegal in the region around Ceti Alpha. Yerdrin Koss says he jettisoned the cargo he was waiting to sell to a...

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2715
Mind-Meld, Vulcan
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A touch technique that allows a Vulcan to merge his or her mind with the essence of another's mind purely by using specialized contact via fingertip-points -- on a humanoid, usually around the...

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4978
love crystals
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Conman Harcourt Fenton Mudd's "love potion," which he sells for 300 credits, is contained in a small bluish crystal. The liquid contained therein is supposed to be rubbed on the skin; when the...

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5143
orientine acid
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A caustic substance capable of burning through virtually anything, except for the special crystalline container used to store it. When a Vendorian shape-shifter tried to hide in Dr. McCoy's...

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5275
Dramian Plague
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Of unknown origin, the plague on Dramia II in 2251 was characterized by pigmentation changes in the skin of its victims, followed by debilitation and death. The plague caused the Dramian skin to...

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5329
retlaw plant
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An innocuous-looking plant native to the planet Phylos. Although this plant appears to be as harmless as a dandelion, it can bite, injecting its victim with a deadly toxic compound that even...

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5483
cortropine
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A powerful stimulant that Dr. McCoy carried in his standard medikit on stardate 5483.7 (2269). Use of this drug helped to sustain the lives of McCoy and the other members of a landing party on the...

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5499
surgo-op
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The medical mutation process by which air-breathers are changed into water-breathers is known as "surgo-op." It is practiced by the Aquans of the planet Argo. In 2269, Captain Kirk and Mr. Spock...

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5554
dylovene
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A pharmaceutical substance that Dr. Leonard H. McCoy administered to Lieutenant Hikaru Sulu after Sulu suffered the toxic bite of the retlaw plant on the planet Phylos on stardate 5554.4 (2269)....

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5591
Melanex
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A drug carried in McCoy's medical kit, Melanex causes brief unconsciousness and temporary skin discoloration. In 2269 (stardate 5591.2), 10 cc's of it is used on Spock, to fake an injury so that a...

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6334
choriocytosis
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A disease that afflicts members of red (iron-based)-blooded species with transitory pneumonia-like symptoms, but which is invariably lethal to green (copper-based)-blooded beings, such as Vulcans....

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strobolin
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A naturally occurring drug that can be found only in a few planets in the galaxy, including the Beta Canopus system. Strobolin is the only known cure for choriocytosis, a disease that is lethal to...

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6770
Capellan flower
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A beautiful orchidlike flower native to Capella IV, the life of the Capellan flower — from seedling to blossom to death — lasts only a few hours. Dr. Sarah April carried a Capellan...

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white hole
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The antimatter universe's counterpart to the novae and supernovae of our positive-matter universe are known as "white holes." In contrast to novae, which are the explosions of dying stars in the...

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Nexus
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A nonlinear temporal continuum in which reality appears to reshape itself in fulfillment of a person's innermost wishes, accessed by way of an energy ribbon that crosses the galaxy every 39 years....

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