xenobiotic

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xen·o·bi·ot·ic

 (zĕn′ə-bī-ŏt′ĭk, zē′nə-)
adj.
Not a natural component of a particular organism or biological system. Used of chemical compounds.
n.
A xenobiotic chemical, such as a pesticide.

xenobiotic

(ˌzɛnəʊbaɪˈɒtɪk)
n
(Chemistry) a chemical foreign to or not produced by an organism
adj
(Chemistry) pertaining to a chemical compound foreign to or not produced by an organism

xen•o•bi•ot•ic

(ˌzɛn ə baɪˈɒt ɪk, -bi-, ˌzi nə-)

n.
a chemical or substance that is foreign to an organism or biological system.
[1915–20]
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Symyx Metabolite provides comprehensive coverage of xenobiotic transformations and metabolic schemes from respected published sources, as well as non-proprietary metabolism studies from new drug applications published by the US Food and Drug Administration.