[noo r-oh-tok-sin, nyoo r-, noo r-oh-tok-, nyoo r-]
- a neurotoxic substance, as rattlesnake venom or the poison of a black widow spider.
Origin of neurotoxin
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Some difficulty in breathing can occur, especially if large amounts of neurotoxin are present in the venom.
- any of several natural substances that interfere with the electrical activities of nerves, thus preventing them from functioning
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