tetanus toxin

n.

The neurotropic exotoxin of Clostridium tetani that causes tetanus.

Nearby words

  1. tetanus,
  2. tetanus and gas gangrene antitoxin,
  3. tetanus antitoxin,
  4. tetanus immune globulin,
  5. tetanus neonatorum,
  6. tetanus toxoid,
  7. tetanus toxoids vaccine,
  8. tetanus vaccine,
  9. tetanus-diphtheria toxoids vaccine,
  10. tetany


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