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  • noun A cytotoxin, resulting on immunization with renal epithelial cells.

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  • noun Any nephrotoxic substance.

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  • noun any toxin that affects the kidneys


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nephro- +‎ toxin


  • The amendment arose from a long-standing interest in lessening human exposure to mercury, a known neurotoxin and nephrotoxin.


  • A current example is the presence of ochratoxin A, a human carcinogen and nephrotoxin, in wines.

  • Lindemann explained that uranium is a known nephrotoxin.

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