Definition of Hepatotoxin

1. Noun. Any toxin that affects the liver.

Generic synonyms: Toxin
Derivative terms: Hepatotoxic



Definition of Hepatotoxin

1. Noun. Any substance that causes hepatotoxicity ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Hepatotoxin

1. A toxin that is destructive to parenchymal cells of the liver. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hepatotoxin

hepatosplenitis
hepatosplenography
hepatosplenomegalies
hepatosplenomegaly
hepatosplenopathy
hepatosteatosis
hepatostomy
hepatotherapy
hepatotomy
hepatotoxaemia
hepatotoxic
hepatotoxicant
hepatotoxicants
hepatotoxicities
hepatotoxicity
hepatotoxin (current term)
hepatotoxins
hepatotropic
hepatotumorigenesis
hepatovirus
hepatoxic
hepatoxicities
hepatoxicity
hepatozoonoses
hepatozoonosis
hepcat
hepcats
hepcidin
hepcidins
hepes

Literary usage of Hepatotoxin

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1. A Practical Text-book of Infection, Immunity, and Specific Therapy: With by John Albert Kolmer (1915)
"... and frequently cause degenerative lesions in the liver, due in part to hemolysis and hemagglutination of red corpuscles. 5. hepatotoxin. ..."

2. Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine (1903)
"(13), using various halogen- ated methane derivatives, found that the potency of the hepatotoxin was directly related to the degree of irreversible binding ..."

3. Cocaine Use in America: Epidemmiologic and Clinical Perspectives edited by Nicholas J. Kozel, Edgar H. Adams (1996)
"In humans and animals that esterify cocaine, a hepatotoxin is not formed. In those species in which the major metabolic pathway is nor- cocaine, ..."

4. A Textbook of bacteriology: A Practical Treatise for Students and by Hans Zinsser, Frederick Fuller Russell (1922)
"... neurotoxin and hepatotoxin; Surmont,47 pancreas cytotoxin; and Bogart and Bernard,48 suprarenal cytotoxin. "Bordet, Ann. de 1'inst. Pasteur, 1898. ..."

5. Transactions of the Association of American Physicians by Association of American Physicians (1903)
"As the hepatotoxin and hemolysin also exerted an action upon the renal function, an additional proof of the correlative action of these serums is at hand. ..."

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