anatoxin

Definitions of anatoxin
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n a bacterial toxin that has been weakened until it is no longer toxic but is strong enough to induce the formation of antibodies and immunity to the specific disease caused by the toxin

Synonyms:
toxoid
Type of:
bacterial toxin
any endotoxin or exotoxin formed in or elaborated by bacterial cells
antigen
any substance (as a toxin or enzyme) that stimulates an immune response in the body (especially the production of antibodies)

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