Definition of 'toxin'
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The cravings begin to subside and toxins leave your body. The Sun (2016)The carbon would remove toxins produced by bacteria in the gut that would otherwise enter the body and liver, allowing them to pass harmlessly through the body. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Researchers looked at two genes that normally protect the body against certain toxins. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The second is that they act as carriers for other toxins produced by combustion. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Then they introduce bugs which remove the toxins from the rest. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Rapid weight loss releases toxins into the body. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The algae can produce toxins that have been known to kill animals. Times, Sunday Times (2011)It gets the metabolism moving and the body purging the toxins. The Sun (2013)But not all rhododendrons produce these toxins. TALES OF THE ROSE TREE: Ravishing Rhododendrons and their Travels Around the World (2004)Both are a great way of draining the toxins from your body. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Any sweat contains wastes and toxins that the body wants to throw off. M.E. and You - a self-help plan (1988)And for centuries it has been said to purge toxins from the body and give a glowing complexion. The Sun (2014)The heat from the masks opens your pores to help remove toxins and impurities and get your glow back. The Sun (2011)People who drink a lot of alcohol are also at higher risk because it can trigger another enzyme that produces the liver toxin. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It flushes out the toxins in your body, helping to keep weight down and combat cellulite. The Sun (2009)Kidney disease can lead to a build-up of toxins in the bloodstream and mineral disturbances which can trigger hiccups. The Sun (2008)Massage can also be useful in encouraging the movement of stored toxins towards the body 's natural purification centres. The A-Z of Beauty Treatment (1994)Exercise plays a valuable role in the detox process by improving circulation, removing toxins from the body and aiding digestion. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Lots of protein puts pressure on the kidneys, which have to filter out the harmful toxins produced by the extra intake. PCOS DIET BOOK: How you can use the nutritional approach to deal with polycystic ovary syndrome (2002)If the rice is then left standing at room temperature, the spores can grow and produce toxins that can cause serious illness. The Sun (2016)He said financial pressures had forced him to consider selling a kidney, one of a pair of organs that remove toxins from the blood. Times, Sunday Times (2009)This leads to a build-up of toxins that slowly destroys the body's immune system. Times, Sunday Times (2016)But that doesn't mean you have a build-up of toxins. The Sun (2009)Botox, based on a toxin produced by bacteria, is injected into the forehead. Times, Sunday Times (2009)More seriously, some people resort to injecting themselves with drugs or toxins to produce symptoms and can make themselves very ill in their pursuit of attention. Know Your Own Mind (1991)But none of these risks seems to deter sauna aficionados, who swear by the wooden boxes' ability to relax and remove toxins. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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Translations for 'toxin'
British English: toxin NOUN
A toxin is any poisonous substance produced by bacteria, animals, or plants.
...a build-up of toxins in the body.
Definition of toxin from the Collins English Dictionary
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