xenobiotic

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

xeno- +‎ biotic

Adjective[edit]

xenobiotic (comparative more xenobiotic, superlative most xenobiotic)

  1. Of or pertaining to xenobiosis.
  2. (biology) Relating to a substance foreign to the body or ecological system.

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Noun[edit]

xenobiotic (plural xenobiotics)

  1. (biology) Any foreign compound not produced by an organism's metabolism

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