Meaning of enterotoxin

en•ter•o•tox•in

Pronunciation: (en"tu-rō-tok'sin), [key]
— n. Pathol.
  1. a toxic substance produced by certain bacteria that on ingestion causes violent vomiting and diarrhea.
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