[noo r-oh-tok-sin, nyoo r-, noo r-oh-tok-, nyoo r-] /ˈnʊər oʊˌtɒk sɪn, ˈnyʊər-, ˌnʊər oʊˈtɒk-, ˌnyʊər-/

a substance, as rattlesnake venom or the poison of a black widow spider.
any of several natural substances that interfere with the electrical activities of nerves, thus preventing them from functioning

neurotoxin neu·ro·tox·in (nur’ō-tŏk’sĭn, nyur’-)
See neurolysin.
neu’ro·tox’ic adj.


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