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.

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 Forms

zootoxic, adjective
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Medicine definitions for zootoxin

zootoxin

[ zō′ə-tŏksĭn ]

n.

A toxin of animal origin.
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