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Meaning of TOXIN

Pronunciation:  'tâksin

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a poisonous substance produced during the metabolism and growth of certain microorganisms and some higher plant and animal species
 

TOXIN is a 5 letter word that starts with T.

 

 See Also: animal toxin, bacterial toxin, cytotoxin, endotoxin, exotoxin, neurolysin, neurotoxin, phytotoxin, plant toxin, poison, poisonous substance, zootoxin

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Tox"in\, Toxine \Tox"ine\, n. [Gr. toxiko`n. See {Toxic}.
]
A poisonous product formed by pathogenic bacteria

 
Medical Dictionary
 
 Definition: A poisonous substance.
 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: General term for any poisonous substance.
 

 

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