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toxinnoun [C]

 us   /ˈtɑk·sɪn/
biology a ​poisonoussubstance, esp. one that is ​produced by ​bacteria and ​causesdisease
(Definition of toxin from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “toxin”
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指致病细菌产生的)毒素…
in Turkish zehir, toksin, zehirli madde…
in Russian токсин, яд…
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指致病細菌產生的)毒素…
in Polish toksyna, substancja trująca…
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