[noo r-oh-tok-sin, nyoo r-, noo r-oh-tok-, nyoo r-]

Origin of neurotoxin

First recorded in 1900–05; neuro- + toxin Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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British Dictionary definitions for neurotoxin


  1. any of several natural substances that interfere with the electrical activities of nerves, thus preventing them from functioning
Derived Formsneurotoxic, adjective
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neurotoxin in Medicine


  1. neurolysin
Related formsneu′ro•toxic adj.
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