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Definition of "toxine" []

  • Archaic form of toxin. (noun)

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Use "toxine" in a sentence
  • "Mussel-poisoning was formerly supposed to be due to the copper in them derived from ships 'bottoms, but it is more probably the result of the formation of a toxine during life, and not after decomposition has set in."
  • "It is known that in accordance with the general law of injury and repair, a loss in any part of the body stimulates the tissue of the same kind to new growth and the loss is thus repaired; it is assumed that the cell receptors which combine with the toxine are lost for the cell which then produces them in excess."
  • "The surface of the cell (_n_) is covered with receptors some of which (_b_) fit the toxine molecule, (_a_) allowing the toxine to act upon the cell."