[ ek-soh-tok-sin ]
/ ˌɛk soʊˈtɒk sɪn /
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a soluble toxin excreted by a microorganism.
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OTHER WORDS FROM exotoxinex·o·tox·ic, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for exotoxin
/ (ˌɛksəʊˈtɒksɪn) /
a toxin produced by a microorganism and secreted into the surrounding medium
Derived forms of exotoxinexotoxic, adjective
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Medical definitions for exotoxin
[ ĕk′sō-tŏk′sĭn ]
A toxin secreted by a microorganism and released into the environment in which it grows.extracellular toxin
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