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neurotoxin

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noun neu·ro·tox·in \-ˈtäk-sən\

Definition of neurotoxin

  1. :  a poisonous complex especially of protein that acts on the nervous system



Origin of neurotoxin

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1902

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neurotoxin

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noun neu·ro·tox·in \-ˈtäk-sən\

Medical Definition of neurotoxin

  1. :  a poisonous substance (such as tetrodotoxin or saxitoxin) that acts on the nervous system and disrupts the normal function of nerve cells




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