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 (no͝or′ō-tŏk′sĭn, nyo͝or′-)
A toxin that damages or destroys nerve tissue.

neu′ro·tox′ic (-tŏk′sĭk) adj.
neu′ro·tox·ic′i·ty (-tŏk-sĭs′ĭ-tē) n.


(ˌnʊər oʊˈtɒk sɪk, ˌnyʊər-)

poisonous to nerve tissue.
neu`ro•tox•ic′i•ty (-ˈsɪs ɪ ti) n.
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Adj.1.neurotoxic - poisonous to nerves or nerve cells


a. neurotóxico-a, que ejerce un efecto tóxico sobre el sistema nervioso.
___ agent___ agente.


adj neurotóxico
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