Exotoxin meaning

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A poisonous substance secreted by a microorganism and released into the medium in which it grows.
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A protein toxin, as tetanus or diphtheria, secreted by bacteria.
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A poisonous substance secreted by a microorganism and released into the medium in which it grows.
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Any toxin secreted by a microorganism into the surrounding environment.
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