xenobiotic

noun xe·no·bi·ot·ic \ ˌze-nō-bī-ˈä-tik , ˌzē- , -bē- \

Definition of xenobiotic

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

xenobiotic

adjective

First Known Use of xenobiotic

1965

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xenobiotic

noun xe·no·bi·ot·ic \ ˌzen-ō-bī-ˈät-ik , ˌzēn- , -bē- \

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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