Definition of cytotoxin
: a substance (such as a toxin or antibody) having a toxic effect on cells
Recent Examples of cytotoxin from the Web
Venoms contain cytotoxins, cardiotoxins, hemotoxins and neurotoxins, components of which can be used in the treatment of cancer and many other medical conditions.
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Medical Definition of cytotoxin
: a substance (as a toxin or antibody) having a toxic effect on cells
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