Definition of Endotoxins

1. Noun. (plural of endotoxin) ¹



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Definition of Endotoxins

1. endotoxin [n] - See also: endotoxin

Medical Definition of Endotoxins

1. Toxins closely associated with the living cytoplasm or cell wall of certain microorganisms, which do not readily diffuse into the culture medium, but are released upon lysis of the cells. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Endotoxins

endotherms
endothermy
endothoracic fascia
endothorax
endothrix
endotoxaemia
endotoxaemias
endotoxemia
endotoxemias
endotoxemic
endotoxic
endotoxicology
endotoxicosis
endotoxin
endotoxin shock
endotoxins (current term)
endotracheal
endotracheal anaesthesia
endotracheal intubation
endotracheal stylet
endotracheal tube
endotracheally
endotrachelitis
endotransglycosylase
endotrophic
endourology
endovaccination

Literary usage of Endotoxins

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1. Preventive Medicine and Hygiene by Milton Joseph Rosenau, George Chandler Whipple, John William Trask, Thomas William Salmon (1921)
"endotoxins In contradistinction to the soluble or exotoxins, there is a group of poisons known as endotoxins. The existence of endotoxins was taken for ..."

2. Pathological physiology of internal diseases by Albion Walter Hewlett (1916)
"endotoxins The vast majority of infectious microorganisms, and notably the typhoid bacillus, the plague bacillus and the cholera spirillum, ..."

3. Monographic Medicine by Albion Walter Hewlett, Henry Leopold Elsner (1916)
"endotoxins The vast majority of infectious microorganisms, and notably the typhoid bacillus, the plague bacillus and the cholera spirillum, ..."

4. A Practical Text-book of Infection, Immunity, and Specific Therapy: With by John Albert Kolmer (1915)
"In the body, the endotoxins are probably liberated either by autolysis or by ... Nature of endotoxins.—Owing to their insoluble nature, endotoxins in pure ..."

5. Vincent d'Indy, sa vie et son �uvre by Milton Joseph Rosenau, Louis Borgex (1913)
"endotoxins In contradistinction to the soluble or exotoxins, there is a group of poisons known as endotoxins. The existence of endotoxins was taken for ..."

6. A Text Book of General Bacteriology by William Dodge Frost, Eugene Franklin McCampbell (1910)
"The majority of bacteria produce endotoxins, and it is to these poisonous chemical substances that the ... These endotoxins are liberated by the action ..."

7. Medical Diagnosis for the Student and Practitioner by Charles Lyman Greene (1917)
"Exotoxins and endotoxins.—A distinction is drawn between "true" toxins "Exotoxins") such as those of diphtheria, tetanus, B. botulinus and B. ..."

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