Definition of Xenobiotic

1. Adjective. Of or pertaining to xenobiosis. ¹



2. Adjective. (biology) Relating to a substance foreign to the body or ecological system. ¹

3. Noun. (biology) Any foreign compound not produced by an organism's metabolism ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Xenobiotic

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Medical Definition of Xenobiotic

1. A completely synthetic chemical compound which does not naturally occur on earth and thus believed to be resistant to environmental degradation. A branch of biotechnology called bioremediation is seeking to develop biological methods to degrade such compounds. (13 Nov 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Xenobiotic

xenipentone
xenium
xenna-
xenno-
xeno-
xenoandrogen
xenoandrogens
xenoantigen
xenoantigens
xenoarchaeology
xenobiological
xenobiologist
xenobiologists
xenobiology
xenobiont
xenobiotic (current term)
xenobiotic medium chain fatty acid - coenzyme A ligase
xenobiotic metabolism
xenobiotically
xenobiotics
xenoblast
xenoblasts
xenocentric
xenocentricism
xenocide
xenocides
xenocryst
xenocrysts
xenodiagnoses
xenodiagnosis

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