Toxin

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A toxin (frae Auncient Greek: τοξικόν, translit. toxikon) is a poisonous substance produced within livin cells or organisms;[1][2] synthetic toxicants creatit bi airtifeecial processes are sicweys excludit. The term wis first uised bi organic chemist Ludwig Brieger (1849–1919).[3]

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  1. "toxin" at Dorland's Medical Dictionary
  2. "toxin - Definition from the Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary". Retrieved 13 December 2008. 
  3. http://books.google.co.za/books?id=oWhqhK1cE-gC&pg=PA6&lpg=PA6&dq=Ludwig+Brieger+[1849-1919]&source=bl&ots=7fa0fkkgkV&sig=ItABIJkoSsxyTdM9ts3iSSD3NQc&hl=en&ei=2lwmTKuaH4i6jAffyMGUAQ&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=4&ved=0CCMQ6AEwAw#v=onepage&q=Ludwig%20Brieger%20[1849-1919]&f=false