from The Century Dictionary.

  • A toxin produced by the tetanus bacillus, to which the hemolytic action of tetanus poison is due.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A cytolysin toxin produced by Clostridium tetani bacteria.


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  • I have yet to see any evidence that any putative "toxin" in vaccines is more dangerous than the toxins produced by actual infection with vaccine-preventable diseases, such as tetanospasmin, tetanolysin, diphtheria toxin and pertussis toxin.

    this won't hurt a bit 2009


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