neurotoxin etymology

English word neurotoxin comes from English toxin, English neuro-

Detailed word origin of neurotoxin

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
toxin English (eng) A toxic or poisonous substance produced by the biological processes of biological organisms.
neuro- English (eng) Forming compound words relating to nerves, nerve tissue, or the nervous system.
neurotoxin English (eng) (neuroscience, toxicology) A toxin that specifically acts upon neurons, their synapses, or the nervous system in its entirety.

Words with the same origin as neurotoxin

Descendants of toxin
Botox toxalbumin
Descendants of neuro-
neurobiology neurobrucellosis neurochemical neurofibromatosis neurogenic neurohypnology neuroinformation neurologist neuroma neuroscience neuroscientist neurosecretion neurosemantics neurosis neurosteroid neurosurgeon neurosurgery neurosurgical neurotheological neurotic neurotoxicology neurotransmitter neurovascular neuroweapon