endotoxin

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en·do·tox·in

 (ĕn′dō-tŏk′sən)
n.
A toxin produced by certain bacteria and released upon destruction of the bacterial cell.

en′do·tox′ic adj.

endotoxin

(ˌɛndəʊˈtɒksɪn)
n
(Physiology) a toxin contained within the protoplasm of an organism, esp a bacterium, and liberated only at death
ˌendoˈtoxic adj

en•do•tox•in

(ˌɛn doʊˈtɒk sɪn)

n.
a toxin that is released from certain bacteria as they disintegrate in the body, causing fever, toxic shock, etc.
[1900–05]
en`do•tox′ic, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.endotoxin - a toxin that is confined inside the microorganisms and is released only when the microorganisms are broken down or die
toxin - a poisonous substance produced during the metabolism and growth of certain microorganisms and some higher plant and animal species
exotoxin - a toxin that is secreted by microorganisms into the surrounding medium
Translations

en·do·tox·in

n. endotoxina, toxina venenosa excretada después que el organismo venenoso muere; es menos potente que la exotoxina. La persona infectada puede tener síntomas de fiebre, escalofríos y choque.
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There are three theories about the translocation of endotoxins to the circulation.
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