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toxalbumin

[ tok-sal-byoo-muhn ]
/ ˌtɒk sælˈbyu mən /
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noun Biochemistry.
any poisonous protein occurring in certain bacterial cultures, plants, or snake venoms.
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Origin of toxalbumin

First recorded in 1885–90; tox(o)- + albumin

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British Dictionary definitions for toxalbumin

toxalbumin
/ (ˌtɒksælˈbjuːmɪn) /

noun
biochem any of a group of toxic albumins that occur in certain plants, such as toadstools, and in snake venom
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