tox-


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Related to tox-: tox screen, Rhus tox

tox-

pref.
Variant of toxi-.
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tox-

,

toxic-

, before a consonant

toxo-

or

toxico-

prefix
combining form. indicating poison: toxalbumin.
[from Latin toxicum]
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tox-

var. of toxo- before a vowel: toxemia.

tox.

toxicology.
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Furthermore, partial tox- and rpoB-gene sequencing demonstrated a very close relationship between the 13 strains because no variations in these sequences were found (8).