Medical Dictionary

toxophore

noun toxo·phore \ ˈtäk-sə-ˌfȯ(ə)r \

medical Definition of toxophore

: a chemical group that produces the toxic effect in a toxin molecule

toxophoric

play \ˌtäk-sə-ˈfȯr-ik\ or toxophorous play \täk-ˈsäf-ə-rəs\ adjective

Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up toxophore? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!