toxin


toxin

noun

Definition of TOXIN

a substance that by chemical action can kill or injure a living thing <read a pamphlet on the toxin responsible for botulism, a food poisoning that can cause paralysis and even death in some cases>
Synonyms bane, toxic, toxin, venom

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