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Related to endotoxin: endotoxin shock
A toxin produced by certain bacteria and released upon destruction of the bacterial cell.
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(Physiology) a toxin contained within the protoplasm of an organism, esp a bacterium, and liberated only at death
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en•do•tox•in(ˌɛn doʊˈtɒk sɪn)
a toxin that is released from certain bacteria as they disintegrate in the body, causing fever, toxic shock, etc.
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|Noun||1.||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
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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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