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Definition of Endotoxic
Medical Definition of Endotoxic
1. Of, relating to or acting as an endotoxin (= a heat stable toxin, associated with the outer membranes of certain gram-negative bacteria. Endotoxins are not secreted and are released only when the cells are disrupted). This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)
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Literary usage of Endotoxic
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1. The Principles of Bacteriology: A Practical Manual for Students and Physicians by Alexander Crever Abbott (1921)
"Endotoxins Distinct in their Action from Toxins.—Like toxins, endotoxins, ie, dead endotoxic bacteria, may cause disease and death of the animal tissues. ..."
2. A Practical Text-book of Infection, Immunity, and Specific Therapy: With by John Albert Kolmer (1915)
"endotoxic substances are obtained from bacteria by thorough disintegration of ... There is little doubt but that endotoxic substances are highly poisonous, ..."
3. Sahli's Tuberculin Treatment: Including a Discussion of the Nature and by Hermann Sahli (1912)
"It should be noticed that in all endotoxic diseases, of which tuberculosis is one, it is highly probable that the antitoxic substances play their part ..."
4. The Philippine Journal of Science by Philippines Bureau of Science (1907)
"I demonstrated in 1903 that 0.2 cubic centimeter of a cholera anti- endotoxic serum would neutralize 4 lethal doses of toxin, when mixed immediately before ..."
5. A Textbook of Bacteriology: A Practical Treatise for Students and by Hans Zinsser, Frederick Fuller Russell (1922)
"Tn consequence, he regarded the cholera poison as consisting chiefly of an endotoxin.7 The opinion as to the endotoxic nature of the cholera poison is not, ..."
6. The Indian Policy of the United States on the Southwestern Frontier, 1830 by Joseph Abner Hill, Philip Hanson Hiss, Hans Zinsser (1914)
"In consequence, he regarded the cholera poison as consisting chiefly of an endotoxin.2 The opinion as^to the endotoxic nature of the cholera poison is not, ..."
7. Infection and Resistance: An Exposition of the Biological Phenomena by Hans Zinsser, Stewart Woodford Young (1914)
"... and indeed such a supposition is rendered more likely by the almost invariable incubation time following upon the administration of endotoxic extracts, ..."