Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • A toxin produced by the tetanus bacillus, to which the hemolytic action of tetanus poison is due.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A cytolysin toxin produced by Clostridium tetani bacteria.

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

  • I have yet to see any evidence that any putative "toxin" in vaccines is more dangerous than the toxins produced by actual infection with vaccine-preventable diseases, such as tetanospasmin, tetanolysin, diphtheria toxin and pertussis toxin.

    this won't hurt a bit

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.