follow Dictionary.com

Why turkey has the same name as Turkey

hemotoxin

[hee-muh-tok-sin, hem-uh-] /ˌhi məˈtɒk sɪn, ˌhɛm ə-/
noun
1.
a toxin, as cobra venom, that causes a hemolytic reaction.
Origin
Related forms
hemotoxic, adjective
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
hemotoxic in Medicine

hemotoxic he·mo·tox·ic (hē'mə-tŏk'sĭk) or he·ma·to·tox·ic (hē'mə-tō-, hĭ-māt'ə-)
adj.

  1. Causing blood poisoning.

  2. Hemolytic.

hemotoxin he·mo·tox·in (hē'mə-tŏk'sĭn)
n.
A substance, especially one produced by a bacterium, that destroys red blood cells. Also called hematotoxin.

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for hemotoxin

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for hemotoxic

0
0
Scrabble Words With Friends