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(Biochemistry) a toxin, such as snake venom, that is produced by an animal. Compare phytotoxin
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|Noun||1.||zootoxin - 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)
n. zootoxina, sustancia venenosa que procede de un animal como el veneno de la serpiente.