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zootoxin

(ˌzəʊəˈtɒksɪn)
n
(Biochemistry) a toxin, such as snake venom, that is produced by an animal. Compare phytotoxin
ˌzooˈtoxic adj
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Noun1.zootoxin - a toxin resembling bacterial toxins in its antigenic properties that is found in the fluids of certain animalszootoxin - a toxin resembling bacterial toxins in its antigenic properties that is found in the fluids of certain animals
toxin - a poisonous substance produced during the metabolism and growth of certain microorganisms and some higher plant and animal species
venom - toxin secreted by animals; secreted by certain snakes and poisonous insects (e.g., spiders and scorpions)
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zo·o·tox·in

n. zootoxina, sustancia venenosa que procede de un animal como el veneno de la serpiente.
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The non-essential metals are phytotoxic and/or zootoxic and are widely known as 'toxic elements'.
Again, Cd is unlikely to reach zootoxic concentrations in agricultural soils before concerns are raised regarding transfer of Cd to the food chain.