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exotoxin

[ek-soh-tok-sin] /ˌɛk soʊˈtɒk sɪn/
noun, Biochemistry
1.
a soluble toxin excreted by a microorganism.
Compare endotoxin.
Origin of exotoxin
1915-1920
1915-20; exo- + toxin
Related forms
exotoxic, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for exotoxin

exotoxin

/ˌɛksəʊˈtɒksɪn/
noun
1.
a toxin produced by a microorganism and secreted into the surrounding medium
Derived Forms
exotoxic, adjective
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exotoxin in Medicine

exotoxin ex·o·tox·in (ěk'sō-tŏk'sĭn)
n.
A toxin secreted by a microorganism and released into the environment in which it grows. Also called extracellular toxin.

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