xenobiotic


xe·no·bi·ot·ic

noun \ˌze-nō-bī-ˈä-tik, ˌzē-, -bē-\

Definition of XENOBIOTIC

:  a chemical compound (as a drug, pesticide, or carcinogen) that is foreign to a living organism
xenobiotic adjective

First Known Use of XENOBIOTIC

1965

xe·no·bi·ot·ic

noun \ˌzen-ō-bī-ˈät-ik, ˌzēn-, -bē-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of XENOBIOTIC

: a chemical compound (as a drug, pesticide, or carcinogen) that is foreign to a living organism
xenobiotic adjective

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