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A toxin produced by bacteria that is specific for intestinal cells and causes the vomiting and diarrhea associated with food poisoning.
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(Pathology) a toxin that originates in the intestine, causing vomiting and diarrhoea
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en•ter•o•tox•in(ˌɛn tə roʊˈtɒk sɪn)
a toxic substance produced by certain bacteria that on ingestion causes violent vomiting and diarrhea.
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|Noun||1.||enterotoxin - a cytotoxin specific for the cells of the intestinal mucosa|
cytotoxin - any substance that has a toxic effect on cells
staphylococcal enterotoxin - a soluble exotoxin produced by some strains of staphylococcus; a cause of food poisoning
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n. enterotoxina, toxina producida en el intestino.
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