endotoxic
adjective see endotoxin

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • endotoxic — See endotoxin. * * * …   Universalium

  • endotoxic — adjective Of, related to, or caused by an endotoxin. See Also: exotoxic …   Wiktionary

  • endotoxic — Denoting an endotoxin. * * * en·do·tox·ic (enґdo tok″sik) 1. pertaining to endotoxin. 2. possessing endotoxin …   Medical dictionary

  • endotoxic — en·do·toxic …   English syllables

  • endotoxic — |en(ˌ)dō+ adjective Etymology: endotoxin + ic : of, relating to, or acting as an endotoxin …   Useful english dictionary

  • endotoxic shock — endotoxin shock septic shock due to release of endotoxins by gram negative bacteria …   Medical dictionary

  • toxic shock syndrome — Endotoxic shock caused by bacterial contamination of tampons; toxin responsible is produced by some strains of Staphylococcus aureus …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • endotoxin — endotoxic, adj. /en doh tok sin/, n. Biochem. the toxic protoplasm liberated when a microorganism dies and disintegrates, as in Eberthella typhi, the causative agent of typhoid fever. Cf. exotoxin. [1900 05; ENDO + TOXIN] * * * ▪ bacterial toxin… …   Universalium

  • Cortisol — Not to be confused with cortisone, a similar compound with a similar name, genesis, and function. Cortisol Systematic (IUPAC …   Wikipedia

  • Endotoxin — Endotoxins (not to be confused with enterotoxin) are potentially toxic, natural compounds found inside pathogens such as bacteria. Classically, an endotoxin is a toxin which, unlike an exotoxin , is not secreted in soluble form by live bacteria,… …   Wikipedia

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