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enterotoxin

noun en·tero·tox·in \ˌen-tə-rō-ˈtäk-sən\

Definition of ENTEROTOXIN

:  a toxin that is produced by microorganisms (as some staphylococci) and causes gastrointestinal symptoms (as in some forms of food poisoning or cholera)

First Known Use of ENTEROTOXIN

circa 1928
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enterotoxin

noun en·tero·tox·in \ˌent-ə-rō-ˈtäk-sən\

Medical Definition of ENTEROTOXIN

:  a toxic substance that is produced by microorganisms (as some staphylococci) and causes gastrointestinal symptoms (as in some forms of food poisoning or cholera)

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