zootoxin

[ zoh-uh-tok-sin ]
/ ˌzoʊ əˈtɒk sɪn /

noun

any toxin of animal origin, as a snake or scorpion venom, or serum produced by means of such toxin.

Nearby words

  1. zoot suit,
  2. zoot suiter,
  3. zootechnics,
  4. zootomic,
  5. zootomy,
  6. zooty,
  7. zooxanthella,
  8. zooxanthellae,
  9. zophar,
  10. zophorus

Origin of zootoxin

First recorded in 1975–80; zoo- + toxin

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British Dictionary definitions for zootoxin

zootoxin

/ (ˌzəʊəˈtɒksɪn) /

noun

a toxin, such as snake venom, that is produced by an animalCompare phytotoxin
Derived Formszootoxic, adjective

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Medicine definitions for zootoxin

zootoxin

[ zō′ə-tŏksĭn ]

n.

A toxin of animal origin.

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