Definition of "xenobiotics" [xenobiotics]
- (noun) Plural form of xenobiotic.
Use "xenobiotics" in a sentence
- "Toxicants may also be referred to as xenobiotics; that is, chemicals that are “foreign to living systems.”"
- "Glutathione S-transferases (GST) are a family of homodimeric enzymes that play a pivotal role in cell detoxification by catalyzing the conjugation of many endogenous and exogenous hydrophobic electrophiles (such as xenobiotics) with reduced glutathione, thus neutralizing their effects within the cellular environment"
- "A study in the journal Alternative Therapies in Health and Medicine, for instance, showed saunas could help remove heavy metals and chemical xenobiotics."