Definition of Plant toxin

1. Noun. Any substance produced by plants that is similar in its properties to extracellular bacterial toxin.

Exact synonyms: Phytotoxin
Specialized synonyms: Nicotine, Strychnine, Brucine, Hemlock, Mycotoxin, Curare, Tubocurarine
Generic synonyms: Toxin



Medical Definition of Plant toxin

1. A substance similar in its properties to an extracellular bacterial toxin. Synonym: plant toxin. Origin: phyto-+ G. Toxikon, poison (05 Mar 2000)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Plant Toxin

plant physiology
plant poisoning
plant process
plant product
plant proteins
plant room
plant rooms
plant root cap
plant roots
plant scientist
plant shoots
plant stems
plant structure
plant succession
plant tissue
plant toxin (current term)
plant transpiration
plant tumours
plant virus
plant viruses
planta
planta pedis
plantable
plantacyanin
plantage
plantages
plantago
plantago ovata coating
plantago seed
plantain

Literary usage of Plant toxin

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Practical Text-book of Infection, Immunity, and Specific Therapy: With by John Albert Kolmer (1915)
"(a) Do any of the tubes show hemolysis or hemagglutination? (b) Is the action the same with both bloods? (c) Does the plant toxin show a selective affinity? ..."

2. Biotechnology: Genetic Engineering for Crop Plant Improvement, Bibliography by Robert Warmbrodt (1995)
"Ricin is a potent plant toxin consisting of two disulfide-bonded subunits. The A chain of ricin is an N-glycosidase which inactivates 28 S RNA and inhibits ..."

3. Infection, Immunity and Serum Therapy: In Relation to the Infectious by Howard Taylor Ricketts, George Frederick Dick (1911)
"Experimentally, ricin, a plant toxin, is absorbed through the intestines, although the amount required for fatal intoxication by this route greatly exceeds ..."

4. Infection, immunity and serum therapy in relation to the infectious diseases by Howard Taylor Ricketts, George Frederick Dick (1913)
"Experimentally, ricin, a plant toxin, is absorbed through the intestines, although the amount required for fatal intoxication by this route greatly exceeds ..."

5. A Practical Text-book of Infection, Immunity, and Specific Therapy: With by John Albert Kolmer (1915)
"(a) Do any of the tubes show hemolysis or hemagglutination? (b) Is the action the same with both bloods? (c) Does the plant toxin show a selective affinity? ..."

6. Biotechnology: Genetic Engineering for Crop Plant Improvement, Bibliography by Robert Warmbrodt (1995)
"Ricin is a potent plant toxin consisting of two disulfide-bonded subunits. The A chain of ricin is an N-glycosidase which inactivates 28 S RNA and inhibits ..."

7. Infection, Immunity and Serum Therapy: In Relation to the Infectious by Howard Taylor Ricketts, George Frederick Dick (1911)
"Experimentally, ricin, a plant toxin, is absorbed through the intestines, although the amount required for fatal intoxication by this route greatly exceeds ..."

8. Infection, immunity and serum therapy in relation to the infectious diseases by Howard Taylor Ricketts, George Frederick Dick (1913)
"Experimentally, ricin, a plant toxin, is absorbed through the intestines, although the amount required for fatal intoxication by this route greatly exceeds ..."

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