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EPSILON TOXIN

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does epsilon toxin mean? 

EPSILON TOXIN (noun)
  The noun EPSILON TOXIN has 1 sense:

1. a bacterial toxin produced by clostridium perfringens; causes intense abdominal cramps and diarrhea that begins 8-22 hours after consumption of foods containing large numbers of these bacteria

  Familiarity information: EPSILON TOXIN used as a noun is very rare.


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EPSILON TOXIN (noun)


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Meaning:

A bacterial toxin produced by clostridium perfringens; causes intense abdominal cramps and diarrhea that begins 8-22 hours after consumption of foods containing large numbers of these bacteria

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Nouns denoting substances

Synonyms:

Clostridium perfringens epsilon toxin; epsilon toxin

Hypernyms ("epsilon toxin" is a kind of...):

bacterial toxin (any endotoxin or exotoxin formed in or elaborated by bacterial cells)


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