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ˌɛn tə roʊˈtɒk sɪnen·tero·tox·in

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  1. enterotoxinnoun

    a cytotoxin specific for the cells of the intestinal mucosa


  1. enterotoxinnoun

    Any of several toxins produced by intestinal bacteria


  1. Enterotoxin

    An enterotoxin is a protein exotoxin released by a microorganism that targets the intestines. Its target site is indicated within its name. Enterotoxins are chromosomally encoded exotoxins that are produced and secreted from several bacterial organisms. They are often heat-stable, and are of low molecular weight and water-soluble. Enterotoxins are frequently cytotoxic and kill cells by altering the apical membrane permeability of the mucosal cells of the intestinal wall. They are mostly pore-forming toxins, secreted by bacteria, that assemble to form pores in cell membranes. This causes the cells to die.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of enterotoxin in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of enterotoxin in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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