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Dictionary entry overview: What does enterotoxin mean?
• ENTEROTOXIN (noun)
The noun ENTEROTOXIN has 1 sense:
1. a cytotoxin specific for the cells of the intestinal mucosa
Familiarity information: ENTEROTOXIN used as a noun is very rare.
Dictionary entry details
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A cytotoxin specific for the cells of the intestinal mucosa
Nouns denoting substances
Hypernyms ("enterotoxin" is a kind of...):
cytotoxin (any substance that has a toxic effect on cells)
Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "enterotoxin"):
staphylococcal enterotoxin (a soluble exotoxin produced by some strains of staphylococcus; a cause of food poisoning)
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