environmental toxin

noun
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of environmental toxin

:a small amount of poison found in air, water, food, etc.

Word by Word Definitions

environment play environmental
  1. : the circumstances, objects, or conditions by which one is surrounded

  2. : the complex of physical, chemical, and biotic factors (such as climate, soil, and living things) that act upon an organism or an ecological community and ultimately determine its form and survival

  3. : the aggregate of social and cultural conditions that influence the life of an individual or community

toxin play
  1. : a poisonous substance that is a specific product of the metabolic activities of a living organism and is usually very unstable, notably toxic when introduced into the tissues, and typically capable of inducing antibody formation


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