Definition of toxin


  • a poisonous substance produced during the metabolism and growth of certain microorganisms and some higher plant and animal species.

Related words

cytotoxin, endotoxin, exotoxin, hepatotoxin, nephrotoxin, neurolysin, neurotoxin, phytotoxin, ricin, zootoxin.

Words nearby toxin

tobin, toxic.

Rhymes with toxin

antitoxin, oxen.

Start with toxin

toxins, toxines, toxine.

End with toxin

neurotoxin, hemotoxin, biotoxin, exotoxin, picrotoxin, saxitoxin, endotoxin, anatoxin, autotoxin, cytotoxin, tetrodotoxin, mycotoxin, aflatoxin, digitoxin, enterotoxin, antitoxin.

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  • toxin is a valid Scrabble US word, worth 12 points
  • toxin is a valid Scrabble UK word, worth 12 points
  • toxin is a valid Words With Friends word, worth 13 points
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