neurotoxin

[noor-oh-tok-sin, nyoor-, noor-oh-tok-, nyoor-]
noun
a neurotoxic substance, as rattlesnake venom or the poison of a black widow spider.

Origin:
1900–05; neuro- + toxin

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neurotoxin (ˌnjʊərəʊˈtɒksɪn)
 
n
any of several natural substances that interfere with the electrical activities of nerves, thus preventing them from functioning
 
neuro'toxic
 
adj

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neurotoxin neu·ro·tox·in (nur'ō-tŏk'sĭn, nyur'-)
n.
See neurolysin.


neu'ro·tox'ic adj.
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Example sentences
But health experts say it is a potent neurotoxin that can have lasting health
  effects.
Mandating further emission cuts, it argued, would not solve the problem of
  human exposure to the neurotoxin.
It's in tobacco, it's a nerve toxin, it's a neurotoxin.
The government also admits that it is a potent neurotoxin and can cause
  personality changes.
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