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cytotoxin

[sahy-tuh-tok-sin] /ˌsaɪ təˈtɒk sɪn/
noun, Immunology, Pharmacology
1.
a substance that has a toxic effect on certain cells.
Origin
1900-1905
1900-05; cyto- + toxin
Related forms
cytotoxic, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for cytotoxin

cytotoxin

/ˌsaɪtəʊˈtɒksɪn/
noun
1.
any substance that is poisonous to living cells
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cytotoxin in Medicine

cytotoxin cy·to·tox·in (sī'tə-tŏk'sĭn)
n.
A substance having a specific toxic effect on certain cells.

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