HyperDic: plant_toxin

English > 1 sense of the expression plant toxin:
NOUNsubstanceplant toxin, phytotoxinany substance produced by plants that is similar in its properties to extracellular bacterial toxin
English > plant toxin: 1 sense > noun 1, substance
MeaningAny substance produced by plants that is similar in its properties to extracellular bacterial toxin.
Synonymphytotoxin
NarrowerbrucineA bitter alkaloid poison resembling strychnine and extracted from nux vomica
hemlockpoisonous drug derived from an Eurasian plant of the genus Conium
mycotoxinA toxin produced by a fungus
nicotineAn alkaloid poison that occurs in tobacco
strychnineAn alkaloid plant toxin extracted chiefly from nux vomica
tubocurarine, curareA toxic alkaloid found in certain tropical South American trees that is a powerful relaxant for striated muscles
BroadertoxinA poisonous substance produced during the metabolism and growth of certain microorganisms and some higher plant and animal species
Spanishfitotoxina
Catalanfitotòxic, fitotoxina

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