[ zen-uh-bahy-ot-ik, -bee-, zee-nuh- ]
/ ˌzɛn ə baɪˈɒt ɪk, -bi-, ˌzi nə- /
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a chemical or substance that is foreign to an organism or biological system.
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Medical definitions for xenobiotic
[ zĕn′ə-bī-ŏt′ĭk, zē′nə- ]
Foreign to the body or to living organisms. Used of chemical compounds.
A xenobiotic chemical.
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