toxigenic

toxigenic

[tok-si-jen-ik]
adjective
(especially of microorganisms) producing toxins.

Origin:
1920–25; toxi(co)- + -genic

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toxigenic tox·i·gen·ic (tŏk'sə-jěn'ĭk)
adj.
Producing a poison; toxicogenic.


tox'i·ge·nic'i·ty (-jə-nĭs'ĭ-tē) n.
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