anatoxin

anatoxin
noun
a bacterial toxin that has been weakened until it is no longer toxic but is strong enough to induce the formation of antibodies and immunity to the specific disease caused by the toxin
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diphtheria toxoid

Syn: ↑toxoid
Hypernyms: ↑bacterial toxin, ↑antigen

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\\ˌanəˈtäksə̇n\ noun (-s)
Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary ana- + toxin

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/an'euh tok"sin/, n.
toxoid.
[1920-25; ANA- + TOXIN]

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  • Anatoxin-a — Chembox new ImageFile=Anatoxin a.png ImageSize=150px IUPACName=1 [(1R,6R) 9 azabicyclo [4.2.1] non 4 en 5 yl] ethanone OtherNames=Anatoxin A Section1= Chembox Identifiers CASNo=64285 06 9 PubChem=3034748 SMILES=CC(=O)C1=CCCC2CCC1N2 Section2=… …   Wikipedia

  • Anatoxin — A|na|to|xin [↑ ana (1) u. ↑ Toxin] svw. ↑ Toxoid. * * * Anatoxin   [griechisch] das, s/ e, Toxoid, Formoltoxoid, durch Formalineinwirkung entgiftetes Bakteriengift …   Universal-Lexikon

  • anatoxin — n. [Gr. ana, backwards; toxikon, poison] A toxin modified by heat or chemical treatment eliminating its toxic properties, but retaining its antigenic properties; toxoid …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • anatoxin — /an euh tok sin/, n. toxoid. [1920 25; ANA + TOXIN] * * * …   Universalium

  • anatoxin — noun Any of a group of neurotoxins produced by several species of cyanobacterium …   Wiktionary

  • anatoxin — SYN: toxoid. * * * ana·tox·in .an ə täk sən n TOXOID * * * n. a former name for toxoid. * * * ana·tox·in (anґə tok″sin) [ana + toxin] toxoid. anatoxic adj …   Medical dictionary

  • Anatoxin — Ana|toxi̱n [↑ana... u. ↑Toxin] s; s, e: entgiftetes, aber noch Immunisierung bewirkendes ↑Toxin …   Das Wörterbuch medizinischer Fachausdrücke

  • Anatoxin — Ana|to|xin das; s, e <zu ↑ana... u. ↑Toxin> durch Formalineinwirkung entgiftetes Bakteriengift, das zur Schutzimpfung dient …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • anatoxin — n. toxoid, toxin no longer poisonous but able to cause antigen production …   English contemporary dictionary

  • anatoxin — an·a·tox·in …   English syllables

  • anatoxin — n. a former name for toxoid …   The new mediacal dictionary

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