from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A substance of the same general character as a toxoid, which, however, has not resulted from the toxin by age, but has been present in the culture bouillon from the start. The post-diphtheritic palsies are referable to the action of such bodies.
  • n. Same as toxius.


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