A toxin released by a bacterium into the medium in which it grows.

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  • exotoxin — noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1920 a soluble poisonous substance produced during growth of a microorganism and released into the surrounding medium …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • exotoxin — exotoxic, adj. /ek soh tok sin/, n. Biochem. a soluble toxin excreted by a microorganism. Cf. endotoxin. [1915 20; EXO + TOXIN] * * * ▪ biochemistry       a poisonous substance secreted by certain bacteria. In their purest form they are the most… …   Universalium

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