[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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