Definition of "xenobiotic" [xenobiotic]

  • (adjective) Foreign to the body or to living organisms. Used of chemical compounds.
  • (noun) A xenobiotic chemical, such as a pesticide.

Use "xenobiotic" in a sentence

  • "Bacteria respond to a xenobiotic by recruiting exogenous genes to establish a pathway to degrade the xenobiotic, which is necessary for their adaptation and survival."
  • "Epub ahead of print "Biological definition of multiple chemical sensitivity from redox state and cytokine profiling and not from polymorphisms of xenobiotic-metabolizing enzymes.""
  • "[Epub ahead of print] "Biological definition of multiple chemical sensitivity from redox state and cytokine profiling and not from polymorphisms of xenobiotic-metabolizing enzymes.""

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