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Definition of "hepatotoxin" []

  • A substance capable of causing damage to the liver. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "hepatotoxin" in a sentence
  • "VIVITROL does not appear to be a hepatotoxin at the recommended doses."
  • "Lustig argues that fructose is an evil that's been behind the rise in obesity and metabolic syndrome of the last few decades; that soda, juice, and sports drinks loaded with sucrose or HFCS are the single biggest factor in childhood obesity (his specialty); and that we had better start treating fructose as the chronic hepatotoxin it is and agree."
  • "Microcystins, which spread through water and are commonly seen in water tropical, subtropical, and neighboring zones on earth, could produce hepatotoxin to harm livers of animals including humans."
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