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toxigenic

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adjective toxi·gen·ic \ˌtäk-sə-ˈje-nik\

Definition of toxigenic

  1. :  producing toxin <toxigenic bacteria and fungi>

toxigenicity play \ˌtäk-si-jə-ˈni-sə-tē\ noun


Circa 1923

First Known Use of toxigenic

circa 1923


Medical Dictionary

toxigenic

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adjective toxi·gen·ic \ˌtäk-sə-ˈjen-ik\

Medical Definition of toxigenic

  1. :  producing toxin <toxigenic bacteria and fungi>

toxigenicity \ˌtäk-si-jə-ˈnis-ət-ē\play noun plural toxigenicities



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