Synonyms
Antonyms
Etymology

1. toxin

noun. ['ˈtɑːksən'] a poisonous substance produced during the metabolism and growth of certain microorganisms and some higher plant and animal species.

Synonyms

  • exotoxin
  • poison
  • hepatotoxin
  • poisonous substance
  • zootoxin
  • neurolysin
  • ricin toxin
  • nephrotoxin
  • bacterial toxin
  • endotoxin
  • neurotoxin
  • ricin
  • plant toxin
  • toxicant
  • animal toxin
  • phytotoxin

Antonyms

  • endotoxin
  • constructiveness
  • nontoxic

Etymology

  • toxicum (Latin)
  • τοξικόν (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

Featured Games

Rhymes with Toxin

  • wilcoxon
  • wilcoxen
  • broxson
  • noxon
  • moxon
  • dockson
  • coxon
  • coxen
  • boksen
  • oxen

How do you pronounce toxin?

Pronounce toxin as ˈtɑksən.

US - How to pronounce toxin in American English

UK - How to pronounce toxin in British English

Sentences with toxin


1. Noun, singular or mass
Grouper can also carry a toxin, ciguatera, which can cause neurological problems if you ingest it.

Synonym.com