from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A toxin that damages or destroys nerve tissue.
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- n. A toxin that specifically acts upon neurons, their synapses, or the nervous system in its entirety.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A eytotoxin which results on immunization with nerve-tissue.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. any toxin that affects neural tissues
From Ancient Greek νεῦρον (neuron, "sinew, tendon") and Latin toxicum ("poison"), from Ancient Greek τοξικόν (toxikon, "(poison) for use on arrows"), from τοξικός (toksikos, "pertaining to arrows or archery"), from τόξον (tokson, "bow"). (Wiktionary)