Try Our Apps
Dictionary.com

follow Dictionary.com

Words You've Been Using Wrong

xenobiotic

[zen-uh-bahy-ot-ik, -bee-, zee-nuh-] /ˌzɛn ə baɪˈɒt ɪk, -bi-, ˌzi nə-/
noun
1.
a chemical or substance that is foreign to an organism or biological system.
Origin of xenobiotic
1915-1920
First recorded in 1915-20; xeno- + biotic
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
Cite This Source
xenobiotic in Medicine

xenobiotic xen·o·bi·ot·ic (zěn'ə-bī-ŏt'ĭk, zē'nə-)
adj.
Foreign to the body or to living organisms. Used of chemical compounds. n.
A xenobiotic chemical.

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

Nearby words for xenobiotic

Word Value for xenobiotic

0
24
Scrabble Words With Friends