toxophore

noun

toxo·​phore ˈtäk-sə-ˌfȯ(ə)r How to pronounce toxophore (audio)
: a chemical group that produces the toxic effect in a toxin molecule
toxophoric adjective
or toxophorous

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“Toxophore.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/toxophore. Accessed 13 Jul. 2024.

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