Definition of Toxins

1. Noun. (plural of toxin) ¹



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Definition of Toxins

1. toxin [n] - See also: toxin

Medical Definition of Toxins

1. Poisons produced by certain animals, plants, or bacteria. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Toxins

toxigenicity
toxilic acid
toxilogy
toxin
toxin antitoxin
toxin spectrum
toxine
toxines
toxinic
toxinlike
toxinogenic
toxinogenicity
toxinology
toxinoses
toxinosis
toxins (current term)
toxipathic
toxipathy
toxiphobia
toxiphobias
toxisterol
toxmia
toxo-
toxocara
toxocara canis
toxocaras
toxocariasis
toxodon
toxodons
toxodont

Literary usage of Toxins

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1. Preventive Medicine and Hygiene by Milton Joseph Rosenau, George Chandler Whipple, John William Trask, Thomas William Salmon (1916)
"toxins Bacteria produce many different kinds of poisonous substances, but not all of these are toxins in the specific sense in which that term is now used. ..."

2. Preventive medicine and hygiene by Milton Joseph Rosenau (1917)
"toxins Bacteria produce many different kinds of poisonous substances, not all of these are toxins in the specific sense in which that term is now used. ..."

3. Preventive Medicine and Hygiene by Milton Joseph Rosenau, George Chandler Whipple, John William Trask, Thomas William Salmon (1921)
"toxins Bacteria produce many different kinds of poisonous substances, ... The toxins are thermolabile, unstable, and have a complex hemical structure. ..."

4. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1902)
"toxins are labile, poisonous substances, elaborated by plant and animal ... toxins differ from all known chemical poisons in these important particulars: 1. ..."

5. The ABCs of Safe & Healthy Child Care: A Handbook for Child Care Providers by Cynthia M. Hale, Jacqueline A. Polder (2000)
"Once in the lungs, toxins can then be absorbed into the bloodstream. From the bloodstream, toxins may be deposited in the organs, where they can cause ..."

6. Chemical Pathology: Being a Discussion of General Pathology from the by Harry Gideon Wells (1914)
"Of these reactions, one of the simplest and most studied is that of toxins AND ANTItoxins In the preceding chapter on the bacteria and their products the ..."

7. A Practical Text-book of Infection, Immunity, and Specific Therapy: With by John Albert Kolmer (1915)
"Chemical Properties of Soluble toxins.—As has just been stated, ... This is due principally to the fact that pure toxins of bacteria are rarely obtainable, ..."

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