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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Objective: To examine the effects of airborne endotoxin on lung function impairment in exposure-response relationships among the workers of textile industry.
2014) which leads to the entrance of bacterial endotoxin into the systemic circulation (Gathiram et al.
Background: Both procalcitonin (PCT) and plasma endotoxin levels cannot be solely used for a definite diagnosis of bacteremia or sepsis, and there has been few study comparing the values of the two biomarkers for the diagnosis of bacteremia.
To determine if a cardiovascular device is clean, manufactures must take the following into consideration before going to market to mitigate threats to patient safety: endotoxin, particulate matter, bioburden, and other residual materials.
However, an inhibitory phenomenon known as Low Endotoxin Recovery (LER) has raised questions about its use and caused considerable concern in the industry.
e Escherichiacoli) over positive gram bacteria which, once dead in the gastrointestinal tract, releases endotoxin such as lipopolysaccharides (LPS) (38).
coli lipopolysaccharide endotoxin to cause low-grade inflammation at 2.
A cell wall component of gram-negative bacteria, endotoxin is closely associated with the occurrence of respiratory symptoms among animal farm workers (Rylander 2002; Heederik et al.