from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A substance capable of causing damage to the liver.
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- n. Any substance that causes hepatotoxicity
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A cytotoxin resulting on immunization with liver cells.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. any toxin that affects the liver
VIVITROL does not appear to be a hepatotoxin at the recommended doses.
Lustig argues that fructose is an evil that's been behind the rise in obesity and metabolic syndrome of the last few decades; that soda, juice, and sports drinks loaded with sucrose or HFCS are the single biggest factor in childhood obesity (his specialty); and that we had better start treating fructose as the chronic hepatotoxin it is and agree.
Microcystins, which spread through water and are commonly seen in water tropical, subtropical, and neighboring zones on earth, could produce hepatotoxin to harm livers of animals including humans.
When consumed in large quantities, fructose is actually a liver poison (hepatotoxin), similar to alcohol.
• Nodularia sp. produce a hepatotoxin called nodularin.