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toxin resembling bacterial toxins in its antigenic properties that is found in the fluids of certain animals animal toxin , zootoxin
use of bacteria or viruses or toxins to destroy men and animals or food bioattack , biological attack , biological warfare , biologic attack , BW
(pathology) a deadly form of gangrene usually caused by clostridium bacteria that produce toxins that cause tissue death; can be used as a bioweapon clostridial myonecrosis , emphysematous gangrene , emphysematous phlegmon , gangrenous emphysema , gas gangrene , gas phlegmon , progressive emphysematous necrosis
form of anthrax infection that begins as papule that becomes a vesicle and breaks with a discharge of toxins; symptoms of septicemia are severe with vomiting and high fever and profuse sweating; the infection is often fatal cutaneous anthrax , malignant pustule
disease of cattle and sheep that is attributed to toxins absorbed from the intestines enterotoxemia
yellow discoloration as a result of the accumulation of certain fats (triglycerides) in the liver; can be caused by alcoholic cirrhosis or pregnancy or exposure to certain toxins fatty liver
presence of pus-forming bacteria or their toxins in the blood or tissues sepsis
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